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Hints and tips for trustees of Personal Injury Trusts

12 December 2016

7 simple tips for trustees

           

   
   

PI Trust Checklist – Hints and tips for trustees:   

   

On day 1:

 
  • Notify the benefits authorities about the trust.
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  • Set  up a 'trustee bank account' rather than a normal current account.
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 From then on, don't forget to: 
  • Make confident decisions and don't be swayed from your trustee duties
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  • Ensure your financial adviser is fully independent and not tied to a financial services company.
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  • Buy property in the trustees' names, not the beneficiary's name.
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  • Disclose the trust when applying for care benefits
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  • File tax returns
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For further details about these hints and tips please see our full article here

 

 

 
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