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Tax and trust planning

While asset allocation is invariably the starting point for helping clients achieve their goals, effective tax planning is also crucial. Trusts can also play a powerful role in financial planning.

Tax planning with our range of Trusts

Our wide range of trusts can help with client tax planning needs, especially inheritance tax mitigation. They can also be used to exercise control over the passing of personal wealth to other individuals.

The Bare Gift Trust

For those wishing to make an outright gift into a trust and are certain who the beneficiaries will be and in what proportion.

The Bare Loan Trust

For those wishing to retain access to their original capital, with any growth accruing held for the benefit of the beneficiaries. The investor should be certain of who they want to benefit from the trust and in what proportion.

The Discretionary Gift Trust

For those wishing to make an outright gift into a trust and who want to retain flexibility over who the beneficiaries will be, by how much and when.

The Discretionary Loan Trust

For those wishing to retain access to their original capital, with any growth accruing held for the benefit of the beneficiaries. The investor retains flexibility over who will benefit from the trust, by how much and when.

Important information

We cannot give advice regarding the legal or tax effects of the trusts, and will not accept responsibility for any loss occurring from their use. Independent legal advice should be sought to ensure a trust meets a client’s needs.