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  • Non-discretionary trust estates


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    The transferor trust measures will not apply to a transferor who transferred property or services to a non-discretionary trust estate before 12 April 1989. Moreover, the measures will not apply to a transfer of property or services after 12 April 1989 if:

    • the trust estate was a non-discretionary trust estate at all times during the transferor's current year of income
    • the transfer was made for arm's length consideration.


    • one transferor - the original transferor - makes transfers of property or services to a non-resident non-discretionary trust estate which were all made for consideration at an arm's length amount, and
    • another transferor - the second transferor - makes a transfer of property or services to the same non-resident trust estate on or after 12 April 1989 which is made for no consideration or consideration at less than an arm's length amount

    the second transferor - but not the original transferor - would become an attributable taxpayer in relation to the trust estate. Therefore, all the attributable income of the trust estate would be attributed to the second transferor.

    Last modified: 05 Dec 2006QC 18000