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Our products – bespoke trust structures including New Zealand Foreign Trusts

  • Formation, trusteeship and administration of NZ Foreign Trusts and other foreign trust structures
  • All incidental and associated services, including opening any trust bank accounts

Main product features and advantages

  • Exemption of NZ taxes (for most structures), if revenues are generated outside New Zealand and distributed to non-residents of New Zealand
  • No requirement to file an annual income tax return in New Zealand (for most structures).
  • No capital gains tax
  • No stamp duty
  • No forced heirship
  • No public access to information provided to any jurisdictional authority
  • No beneficial ownership registers
  • No public disclosure of the identity of the settlor or beneficiaries
  • High degree of confidentiality for foreign investors
  • Private trustee company acts as Corporate Trustee
  • Managed by New Zealand-based trust administrators with 25 years’ experience
  • Flexible instruments in general, useful for estate planning, wealth preservation and succession purposes




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