A trust that your client, the settlor, cannot benefit from, is created by means of a gift, where beneficiaries can be added to and the trustees use their discretion to decide who may benefit from the trust and when. The beneficiaries cannot demand their rights from the trustees.
Read about Discretionary Trusts
Brochure – A guide to trusts for international investors (not for UK/HK/Singapore)
Brochure – Your guide to UK inheritance tax and trusts (for UK only)
Informer article- Discretionary Trust taxation
Visit the Trustability Hub for useful support materials about trusts.
Try out our Discretionary Trust Tax calculator which calculates the entry, periodic and exit charges associated with Discretionary Trusts.
Access the new Trust Form Finder for forms to set up a trust. Additional items can be found in the Literature Library.