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The Book: New Hampshire Trust Laws

New Hampshire Trust Laws: Statutes and Commentary (Second Edition) New Hampshire’s modern trust laws promote innovative trust design and efficient trust administration. Those laws have made New Hampshire one of the most attractive jurisdictions in which to create and administer trusts. Written by a trust attorney involved in developing those laws, New Hampshire Trust Laws is a practical reference that combines the statutes with commentary and historical background. Praise for New Hampshire Trust Laws: Statutes and Commentary “More than a compilation of state trust statutes, New Hampshire Trust Laws provides historical context, insightful commentary, and a clear and readable discussion of New Hampshire’s evolving fiduciary landscape. The book is an excellent tool for any practitioner who performs trust planning with New Hampshire trusts.” —Joseph P. Toce, Jr., Managing Director, Andersen…

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N.H.’s Liberalized Laws Lure Trusts in Droves

N.H.’s Liberalized Laws Lure Trusts in Droves New Hampshire Business Review, April 19, 2013 In the last few years, New Hampshire has become a magnet for trusts and the companies that manage them. This flow of wealth into the state is no accident. A decade-old effort to liberalize the state’s trust laws has made it easier and more convenient for wealthy families to protect their assets from creditors, taxes and the prying eyes of the public. The idea is that New Hampshire could be to trusts what Delaware has been for corporations. Read the full article.

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New Hampshire Enhances Its Trust Tax Laws

New Hampshire Enhances Its Trust Tax Laws by the New Hampshire Trust Council July 31, 2012 The New Hampshire Trust Council today issued a press release regarding New Hampshire’s legislation repealing the interest and dividends tax as it applied to non grantor trusts. HAMPTON, NH (July 31, 2012) – The New Hampshire legislature has enacted SB 326, which completely eliminates the application of the 5% interest and dividends tax (the “I&D tax”) to “non-grantor” trusts. A non-grantor trust is an irrevocable trust that is treated as a taxpayer separate from its grantor for federal and New Hampshire income tax purposes. Read the full press release.

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