Learn about the U.S. tax impact of creating, funding, and dividing a foreign trust by a non-resident alien. Issues discussed include the treatment of foreign and U.S. trust assets and the tax impact on initial (and later changes to) grantor, trustee, and beneficiary status. Planning strategies include the timing of foreign gifts and the avoidance of the U.S. estate and gift tax.
Learn about the U.S. tax impact of creating, funding, and dividing a foreign trust by a U.S. citizen or resident. Issues discussed include the tax impact of a change in status of the grantor, trustee, or beneficiaries. Planning strategies presented include gift and estate tax avoidance as well as avoiding the deemed sale of trust assets.