grantor


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gran·tor

 (grăn′tər, -tôr′)
n. Law
One that makes a grant.

grantor

(ɡrɑːnˈtɔː; ˈɡrɑːntə)
n
(Law) law a person who makes a grant

gran•tor

(ˈgræn tər, ˈgrɑn-, grænˈtɔr, grɑn-)

n.
a person or organization that makes a grant.
[1620–30; < Anglo-French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grantor - a person who makes a grant in legal form; "conveyed from grantor to grantee"
alienor - someone from whom the title of property is transferred
granter - a person who grants or gives something
Translations
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grantor

[grɑːnˈtɔːʳ, ˈgrɑːntəʳ] Ncedente mf

grantor

nVerleiher(in) m(f), → Erteiler(in) m(f); (Jur) → Zedent(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
The several departments being perfectly co-ordinate by the terms of their common commission, none of them, it is evident, can pretend to an exclusive or superior right of settling the boundaries between their respective powers; and how are the encroachments of the stronger to be prevented, or the wrongs of the weaker to be redressed, without an appeal to the people themselves, who, as the grantors of the commissions, can alone declare its true meaning, and enforce its observance?
When this is done and the transaction has been properly structured, the income tax impact to, the HIT and to the grantor should be minimal.
The regulations provide a method for determining the portion of the corpus of a grantor retained annuity trust or grantor retained unitrust that is includible in the grantor's gross estate under Sec.
The grantor (business owner) creates the GRAT trust and transfers the business to the trust.
The client created a grantor trust and transferred $65,000 to the trust as a gift.
The basic objective of a GRAT is to shift from the grantor to the remainder beneficiaries the appreciation generated by the contributed property during the GRAT term.
By paying the tax, the grantor is effectively transferring even more assets without gift tax.
In the event that the grantor becomes unable to handle his own affairs during his lifetime, the trust can provide for a successor trustee during the grantor's life.
The income that a trust receives is taxable to the trust, beneficiaries or grantor, depending on the type of trust.
Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued proposed regulations under section 671 of the Internal Revenue Code, relating to the application of the grantor trust rules to nonexempt employee trusts.
This can usually be avoided if the grantor lays out specific investment objectives.