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Mungo, after owning Brk shares now for nearly 2 decades only recently I discovered that they are subject to US Estate Tax (40%), although I am not a US tax resident (Germany or New Zealand instead, this year no tax resident anywhere).

Meaning if tomorrow I cross the street too carelessly the beneficiary of my last will will get not much more than half of what I invested in US shares, a big surprise for me as I thought all the time the US would tax only my US sourced income.

So much for not doing my homework :-)

Would you - and others in this situation - care to tell me how you handle this situation? Surely that would be interesting for many more foreigners here which intend to keep their Brk shares "forever" (or until hit by a truck).
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