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First Republic Trust Company of Delaware
Friday, January 17, 2020

Wyoming’s lack of income taxes, strong asset protection laws and allowance for private family trust companies are quickly elevating it as one of top trust situs states in terms of attracting new business.


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Brian K. Janowsky and Oliver R. Merrill, Schiff Hardin
Friday, October 25, 2019

Every state has its own set of rules for assessing income tax against a trust. In some situations, a trust might be required to file tax returns in three or more separate states. Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court decided a case that addresses how a state may tax a particular trust.


Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Under the current Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), a wide range of income tax planning techniques can be used as part of the estate planning process. One primary technique includes a focus on managing low-basis assets to achieve a step-up basis.

Monday, September 9, 2019

As more and more investors look to implement impact investment strategies, interesting questions are being raised in the context of impact investing by fiduciaries appointed to administer a trust for beneficiaries.

Northern Trust
Monday, July 29, 2019

Over the years, many families and their advisers have come to find that the State of Delaware is a trust-friendly jurisdiction that promotes modern laws and attractive income tax advantages.

Northern Trust
Friday, July 12, 2019

Simply because the instrument governing your trust states that it is irrevocable and cannot be amended does not mean it cannot be modified to serve your family’s needs and changing circumstances in a better way. There are techniques for improving upon a seemingly hopeless situation.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

On June 21, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a unanimous opinion finding that North Carolina’s imposition of an income tax on trusts based solely on the residence of a trust’s beneficiaries is unconstitutional.