Transfer On Death Tod

Definition of "Transfer on death (tod)"

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Form of stock ownership that permits the stockholder to select a beneficiary to receive the stock upon the death of the stockholder. The stockholder retains all rights of stock ownership during his or her lifetime. At the death of the stockholder, the stock is transferred to the beneficiary not subject to probate. The beneficiary can be a corporation, trust, or individual. The stockholder may nullify the TOD and change the beneficiary at will.

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