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Trust Shake Up


Trustees have now been given fair warning – meet your legal liabilities and run the Trust under your stewardship as you should or risk liability and your Trust being deemed a sham. 

We've been advising our clients on this for years but the Commissioner has recently come out and said the same thing in black and white.  Those responsibilities Trustees must meet are all noted in easy to understand language in the book called Family Trusts 101 written by myself.  Such responsibilities include completing annual financial statements, resolutions and deeds.  To view the article noted in the Sunday Star times click here.  Additionally, just call us and we'll talk you through your own affairs.



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