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As the personal representative what kind of things do I need to think about before I settle my friend’s estate?

Estates vary widely, but basically you have to focus on three areas – taxes and administrative expenses, final bills of the decedent and distributions.   Very few estates have to pay federal or South Carolina estate taxes as an individual can currently pass $5.43 million under the exemption provisions before any taxes are due.  However, the personal...
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