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Exploring the trust deed - Why do we do what we do in drafting deeds? paper


This paper covers:

  • the settlor and the settled sum
  • the trustee
  • irrevocable settlement
  • exclusion of maintenance and accumulation power
  • the trust fund 
  • the distribution date
  • the beneficiaries
  • entitlements of the beneficiaries
  • definition of income 
  • authorised investments
  • mandatory investments
  • power to carry on business
  • exclusion of liability of beneficiaries
  • decisions of corporate trustees
  • amendment of deed
  • the use of precedents.

Author profile

Anthony Slater
Tony Slater QC, FTIA, has represented both taxpayers and the Commissioner in GST disputes in appellate courts, from the time the tax was introduced. Many of the cases in which he has appeared have concerned the scope of the “supply” on which GST is levied. He is a longstanding member of the Institute and a frequent speaker at its conferences. - Current at 21 October 2016
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This was presented at 19th National Tax Intensive Retreat .

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Exploring the trust deed - Why do we do what we do in drafting deeds?

Author(s):  AH (Tony) SLATER

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Author(s):  Jeffrey SPENDER

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Trust mixed bag

Author(s):  Joanna MONAHAN

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Workshop 1 - Trust distributions

Author(s):  David MARSCHKE

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Workshop 2 - CGT small business concessions and trust audit issues

Author(s):  Mark NORTHEAST,  Chris WOOKEY

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