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New HMRC Trust Registration Service (TRS)

12th August 2022
New rules were introduced on 6 October 2020, that requires more UK trusts and some non-UK trusts to be registered on the TRS, regardless of whether the trust has any tax to pay, by 1st September 2022 but with some specific exclusions. Registration requirements The main categories of trusts caught by the new requirements include:...

Winding up a Trust?

29th November 2021
From Trust and Estate Practitioner Brona MacDougall I have had a lot of interest recently from clients and potential clients who are looking to wind up trusts of which they are beneficiaries. But what are the legal and tax implications of doing so?  In some cases, these trusts were set up on death by parents...