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I need advice for a UK resident client who will be receiving income from an Australian family trust. I am more than happy to pay for advice but quotes so far have come in at around £400 per hour.

My clients have a family trust for the now adult grandchildren, who are to receive everything absolutely at 25.  They are now in their early twenties, so all have full capacity and the beneficiarie


Hi Members,

Simple question on trusts.

Can a company be a trust beneficiary?

Many Thanks.


The saga continues .....

I have recently received the accounts & R185 for 2012/13. Every time I get documentation from the solicitors it raises further questions!



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There is a common misconception that accountants sell their time and that this is what clients are buying from them.


Client has set up discretionary trust for education of grandchildren. Source of funds was money left to client but was diverted to this trust by deed of variation.