Final Rules Implementing the Corporate Transparency Act and their Effect on Trusts, Family Offices, and Private Trust Companies


On September 30, 2022, the Department of the Treasury issued final rules addressing the scope of the reporting requirements for beneficial ownership and control of entities provided under the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), which creates more clarity for families looking to understand their reporting requirements and potential exceptions. While the CTA rules will likely create a compliance burden for many wealthy families with complex structures, it is clear that having a regulated Private Trust Company as a central part of the structure should lessen that burden.

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