It’s a trust – but not as we know it!

Some individuals might assume that the creation of a trust necessarily involves a written document (commonly a ‘trust deed’ in England and Wales), which appoints the trustees, states the terms of the trust and identifies the beneficiaries and the trust property that will be subject to the trust. Bare trusts However, it is well established […]

Trusts: Tax traps to avoid!

The use of trusts is a fairly popular way of passing wealth down generations. For example, an individual (who is resident and domiciled in the UK) may wish to set up a discretionary trust to hold an investment property, to provide income to family members, and ultimately a capital asset that will hopefully appreciate in […]