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Trusts and protecting your assets

Asset protection trust

In a nutshell an asset protection trust protects your possessions from inheritance tax liability and the local authorities. This sort of trust separates the beneficial enjoyment of trust assets from their legally binding ownership. The beneficiaries do not receive the legal title to the assets but instead are the owners of equitable interests in the trust assets.

Why do I need an asset protection trust?

An asset protection trust helps to illustrate that the trust in question was not set up for deliberate deprivation purposes. By having one in place you can:

Asset protection trust experts

You should set up your asset protection trust when in good health and financially stable – this will help to prevent potential challenges from local authorities.

Our experienced tax and trusts team can ensure that your asset protection trust is set up correctly and will offer support and guidance every step of the way.

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