Korean Inheritance Law on Registration of Inheritances in Korea

My friends at The Korean Tax Blog have an excellent post called Your Complete Guide to Estate Registration in Korea. The accounting firm at the Korean Tax Blog assists IPG Legal in all inheritance tax matters. For more information on Korean Inheritance Law please see: Who Inherits What, When, and How in Korea?, Renouncing an Estate in Korea and Korean Legal Reserve of Inheritance. The article, notes, in part tips for a successful inheritance. The article notes that for a

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Renouncing an Estate/Inheritance under Korean Law

A typical matter of a party renouncing an estate in Korea commences when a family member in Korea requests the waiver/disclaimer of the right to a Korean inheritance. In some cases, this request is for nefarious reasons. A typical, situation involves the estate of a Korean national decedent with non-Korean family abroad. The estate, often, includes assets in Korea and sometimes abroad. The Korean-based family, often, requests the non-Korean based family to sign a power of attorney or a document

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Korean Inheritance Tax for Estates in Korea

IPG Legal lawyers handled numerous inheritance and inheritance tax matters over our nearly two decades handling cases for expats, families abroad, domestic families, and foreigners with residence in Korea. The Korean Inheritance Tax Deductions Chart and the Korean Inheritance Tax Rate Chart were drafted since many clients contacted us wishing to understand how to calculate inheritance tax and how to save on inheritance tax. Please note, that this is a basic chart, and exceptions, sometimes, apply based on particular situations.

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Korean Inheritance Law: Who Inherits What, When & How in Korea?

If a decedent, governed by Korea’s Inheritance Law, dies without a will (intestate succession) the estate of decedent shall pass according to Korea’s Intestate Succession Law.  The key points of Korean Intestate Succession Law and Korean Inheritance Law is noted below.  We deal with many cases, at our law firm in Korea, where a Korean family member requests a U.S. or European family member to disclaim an inheritance.  Normally, a form is provided to the foreign family member.  We suggest

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