Archive for the ‘Executors’ Category


Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

One of the many tasks associated with the administration of trusts is making sure all tax payments are made on a timely basis to protect the trust and its beneficiaries from avoid interest and penalties. In this regard, most trusts are required to make installment payments. Prior to 2016 only inter ...

Delay in final distribution from spousal trust

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Where a will is drafted to create a testamentary spousal trust and the will provides that the final distribution date of the trust is three years after the death of the surviving spouse, would the trust be precluded from being a spousal trust. The Canada Revenue Agency weighed in with their ...