Retirement and Death of a Partner MCQs

True Tamplin

Written by True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®
Updated on March 25, 2022

This set of multiple choice questions (MCQs) focuses on the retirement and death of a partner. These MCQs will help you prepare for your exams, interviews, and other tests. Just click the “Start quiz” button to begin the test.

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Retirement and death of a partner mcqs

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the tax implications when a partner dies?

The death of a partner can have various tax implications. For example, if the deceased partner was the sole owner of a business, the business would need to be sold or transferred to another party. If the deceased partner was not the sole owner of a business but had an ownership interest, the business would need to be valued and the proceeds distributed among the remaining partners. In addition, the deceased partner’s estate may be subject to estate taxes.

What are the retirement plan implications when a partner dies?

When a partner dies, the surviving partner may be able to receive social security benefits based on the deceased partner’s work record. In order to receive these benefits, the surviving partner must file a claim with the Social Security Administration. The benefits may be equal to half of the deceased partner’s benefit, or they may be based on the surviving partner’s work record, whichever is greater.

What are the retirement plan implications when a partner dies?

What are the retirement plan implications when a partner dies?

What are the insurance implications when a partner dies?

When a partner dies, the surviving partner may be able to collect life insurance benefits from the deceased partner’s policy. In order to collect these benefits, the surviving partner must file a claim with the insurance company. The benefits will vary depending on the terms of the policy.

What are the inheritance implications when a partner dies?

When a partner dies, the surviving partner may be able to inherit the deceased partner’s estate. This will depend on the terms of the will or trust, and state law. The surviving partner may be entitled to all or part of the deceased partner’s assets.

True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®

About the Author
True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®

True Tamplin is a published author, public speaker, CEO of UpDigital, and founder of Finance Strategists.

True is a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF®), author of The Handy Financial Ratios Guide, a member of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, contributes to his financial education site, Finance Strategists, and has spoken to various financial communities such as the CFA Institute, as well as university students like his Alma mater, Biola University, where he received a bachelor of science in business and data analytics.

To learn more about True, visit his personal website, view his author profile on Amazon, or check out his speaker profile on the CFA Institute website.

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