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How much does it cost to set up an Offshore Trust?

Jan 3, 2024

How much does it cost to set up an offshore trust
How much does it cost to set up an offshore trust
How much does it cost to set up an offshore trust

In today’s global economy, where wealth knows no boundaries, offshore trusts have become a powerful tool for safeguarding your assets and ensuring financial security.

While the concept of offshore may seem elusive, it’s a straightforward yet effective strategy to keep your hard-earned wealth protected for generations to come. To find out how much does an offshore trust cost, you must first understand what is an offshore trust and what makes it different than a domestic trust.

In simple words, an offshore trust is a legal structure established in a country other than the settlor’s and beneficiary’s home country.

You can treat an offshore trust as a separate entity that act as protective shields, separating your assets from the trustee and beneficiary. This safeguard protects your hard-earned wealth from creditors, lawsuit and divorce.

Additionally, offshore trusts serve as valuable estate planning tools, ensuring the preservation of your assets for future generations and diversifying your holdings across jurisdictions.


What makes offshore trusts more attractive than domestic trusts?

The reasons people create offshore trusts are many, but the most common reason is the robust asset protection and tax saving opportunities.

Offshore jurisdictions like Hong Kong and Singapore provide trust creators with the option to establish trusts that are exempt from local taxes.

An offshore trust is an effective tool to shield your assets from creditors and facilitate smooth estate planning.


Who need an offshore trust?

People who work in a high-risk profession, such as a doctor, politician, or public personality, asset protection is something you can not afford to do without.

Being exposed to high-risk environments means that you are exposed to more people who could go after you.

The only way to protect yourself is to create a protective barrier around your assets. This layer of separation will serve as a safeguard against unforeseen challenges and ensure that your wealth remains secure.

With a robust failsafe in place, you can rest assured that your assets are protected against unforeseen circumstances, such as a contentious divorce, the pursuit of malicious creditors, frivolous lawsuits, or any other situation where your wealth might be targeted.

While offshore trusts may traditionally be associated with high-net-worth individuals, their benefits extend to individuals of all financial backgrounds. Let’s take a look at the costs to set up an offshore trust.


How Much Does An Offshore Trust Cost?

Offshore trust fees can vary widely, ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 USD.

Meanwhile, UTGL the global private trust specialist offers competitively priced offshore trusts, starting from $15,000 USD.

Our streamlined process and cost-effective approach make us an ideal choice for individuals seeking offshore trust solutions without breaking the bank.

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How do we manage to keep our offshore trust fees so low?

Our strategic location in Hong Kong, where legal costs are significantly lower than in the United States or Europe, allows us to offer our offshore trust solutions at highly competitive rates.

Hong Kong, a global financial hub and a center for international trade and commerce, offers a robust legal framework for offshore trusts. Our expertise in Hong Kong trust law and our deep understanding of the local regulatory environment ensures that our client’s interests are protected and that their assets are managed with the utmost care.

Whether you are seeking asset protection, tax optimization, or estate planning efficiency, our Hong Kong-based offshore trust solutions can help you achieve your financial goals while minimizing your costs.


Here’s what’s included in our offshore trust package:

  • Establishment of a Hong Kong Trust: We’ll handle the legal formalities and ensure your trust is set up correctly.

  • Prearranged Offshore Bank Accounts: We’ll set up dedicated bank accounts in Hong Kong, Singapore, and the US for seamless management of your trust assets.

  • Legal and Accounting Fees: We’ll cover the necessary legal and accounting fees associated with setting up and managing your offshore trust.


Why set up an offshore trust with UTGL?


Beyond our traditional trust services, we offer a cutting-edge fintech trust platform that empowers you to manage your trust assets efficiently.

  • Global Invoice Payment: Simplify global invoice processing and streamline your international payments.

  • Digital Asset Custody: Safeguard your digital assets with bank-class custody solutions provided by Fireblocks.

  • Investment Management: Leverage global investment opportunities with trust assets through our partnerships with renowned brokers like IB and iFast.

  • UTGL Asset Link Credit Card: Provide your beneficiaries with a convenient and secure way to access their trust funds through a UTGL Asset Link Credit Card. Enjoy seamless spending with limitless spending limits tied to your trust assets.

UTGL is poised to revolutionize the offshore trust landscape with our commitment to affordability and innovation.

To see if an offshore trust aligns with your unique financial goals and objectives, schedule a complimentary consultation with our experienced team. We’ll assess your specific needs and explore whether offshore solutions could be a viable option for you.


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© 2024 UTGL. All rights reserved.

Disclaimer: The information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. It should not be considered legal, financial or tax advice. UTGL makes no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, suitability or validity of any information on this site and will not be liable for any errors, omissions or delays in this information or any losses, injuries or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis.


This website may contain links to external websites that are not provided or maintained by or in any way affiliated with UTGL. Please note that the UTGL does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of any information on these external websites.


Links to external websites are provided as a courtesy and do not imply UTGL's endorsement of those sites or their content, products or services. UTGL assumes no liability for damages resulting from the use of or reliance upon the information provided herein.

Ready to get started?

Unlock the power of trust with UTGL today. Take the first step by exploring our Trust Platform or create an account for an instantly rewarding experience.

© 2024 UTGL. All rights reserved.

Disclaimer: The information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. It should not be considered legal, financial or tax advice. UTGL makes no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, suitability or validity of any information on this site and will not be liable for any errors, omissions or delays in this information or any losses, injuries or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis.


This website may contain links to external websites that are not provided or maintained by or in any way affiliated with UTGL. Please note that the UTGL does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of any information on these external websites.


Links to external websites are provided as a courtesy and do not imply UTGL's endorsement of those sites or their content, products or services. UTGL assumes no liability for damages resulting from the use of or reliance upon the information provided herein.