What is a Trust?
Putting your assets in a trust enables you to manage and protect your wealth, whether it’s in the form of property, money or investments, so it can be safely passed on to the next generation or whoever you would like to benefit. The trust is then managed and controlled by your appointed trustees.
You might decide to set up a trust to provide for your children or loved ones; manage compensation received after a personal injury or to reduce the amount of inheritance tax you have to pay. There are various types of trust available depending on who you want to pass your assets to and when you want your beneficiaries to have access to your assets.
Setting up a trust can be a complex affair, and it is important that your trust is precisely worded so that it accurately reflects your needs.
At Rotheras we can guide you through the process of making a trust including advising you on your options and suggesting the most appropriate trust for you depending on your circumstances and requirements.
Why use Rotheras for Trusts?
You will be assigned a member of our private client team who will work with you to find out more about your situation and your assets in order to provide you with advice tailored to your needs and requirements.
We can advise you on all aspects of trust and trust law including setting up administering
We can advise trustees on their responsibilities, risks and duties in the role.
We can help with trust tax planning.
We can advise you on dealing with legacies to children under 18.
We can advise you on asset protection.
We can also advise on taxation of trusts and efficient tax planning, especially in relation to inheritance tax.
We can help you with:
- Discretionary Trusts
- Interest in Possession Trusts
- Bare Trusts
- Non-resident Trusts
- Mixed Trusts
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