UNIT TRUST


Unit Trusts Order Page


The role of unit trusts in business and family structures is common.

The critical elements of any trust structure include “Planning”, “Distribution”, “Taxation Consequences’ and “Estate Planning”, principally for the purpose of maximizing taxation efficiency. It is therefore essential that the use of a trust is carefully thought through in consultation with a competent advisor.

What is a trust?

A Trust basically entails equitable obligations imposed on a person (trustee) to legally hold and deal with property for the benefit of other people (beneficiaries). A Trust, unlike a corporation, is not recognized in law as a separate legal entity. The respective rights and duties of the Trustee and Beneficiaries are usually set out in the Deed evidencing the Trust. Upon execution a trust requires