testamentary trust


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Testamentary trust

A trust created by a will, that is scheduled to occur after the maker's death.

Testamentary Trust

A trust created in a will. A testamentary trust is considered part of an estate and is therefore subject to estate taxes, if any. However, a testamentary trust is useful if the deceased has minor children whose assets need to be managed before they reach maturity. The trustee of the testamentary trust does this on behalf of the estate.

testamentary trust

A trust created by a person's will, thereby not effective until the death of the testator. Testamentary trusts are used chiefly by wealthy individuals who are concerned about their beneficiaries' ability to administer large amounts of assets.

testamentary trust

A trust created by one's last will and testament.

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Connecticut will tax the state income of a testamentary trust in the same manner as Illinois (based on a resident testator).
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