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Darwin Seminar: Trusts Intensive

Published on 19 Apr 2002 | Took place at Plaza Rydges, Darwin, SA

This seminar discusses the essential principles of the law of trusts, taxing of trusts, distributions from trusts, and ending of trusts.

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Essential principles of the law of trusts

Author(s):  Arlene MACDONALD This powerpoint presentation discusses what a trust is and why make one; what the different types of trusts are; what the interests, rights and obligations of the parties to the trust; how trusts are regulated; what the difference between corpus and income is; when is a change to a trust deed, a settlement; what can you do if the trust deed is missing; what are 'absolute entitlement' and 'present entitlement'.

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Taxing of trusts

Author(s):  John LEVY This powerpoint presentation discusses the taxing of trusts, with a focus on beneficiaries, trustees and special trusts - maintenance, testamentary and excepted trusts.

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Distributions from trusts

Author(s):  Ken SCHURGOTT This seminar paper discusses distributions from trusts, including, how to get them right, wording and amendments of resolutions, the importance of trust deeds, distributions between trusts to companies, streaming to beneficiaries.

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Ending trusts

Author(s):  Andrew SINCLAIR This seminar paper discusses how to end a trust, with a focus on the GST, CGT and income tax issues, winding up solvent and insolvent trusts, and changing trust deeds.

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