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Funeral Trusts

People may know that they are entitled to have funds set aside for a pre-paid funeral. What many people may not be aware of are the different options that exist and the amount that each person is allowed to set aside for their funeral which will not be included in …

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Are trusts worth it

A major change to New Zealand trust law was passed on 30 July 2019. The Trusts Act will have implications for all trusts in New Zealand, and once it comes into force will probably cause many to ask whether trusts are still worthwhile. Let’s take a brief look at what’s changing and …

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Time to test your trust

New Zealanders love trusts. In fact, we have one of the highest numbers of trusts per capita in the world. But it’s a love affair that is soon to be tested with the arrival of a new Trusts Bill. The new Bill will more clearly set out the rules of …

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