TRUST QUESTIONNAIRE 2017

1. Did the trust receive income from another trust, unit trust or an estate?
If no, skip to question 2
1a. If yes, have you provided details of income received?
This should include the name of the trust, IRD number of the trust, beneficiary income and tax paid by trust
2. Did the trust receive any partnership income (where we don't prepare the information for the trust)?
If no, skip to question 3
2a. If yes, have you provided details of this income?
Details should include the name of the partnership, the IRD number of the partnership, the total partnership income and total partnership tax credits
3. Did the trust receive any income from foreign investments?
If no, skip to question 4
3a. If yes, have you provided all tax deduction certficates?
4. Did the trust receive any business income during the year?
If no, skip to question 5
5. Did the trust receive any rental income?
If no, skip to question 9
If you have more than one property and you cannot fit the information into the text boxes below, please send additional details in an email to reception@smefinancial.co.nz.
6. Did the trust buy or sell any rental properties during the year?
If no, skip to question 7
If you have purchased several properties and the details will not fit into this space, please email the information to reception@smefinancial.co.nz
6b. Have you sent us a copy of the sale and purchase agreement?
6c. Have you sent us a copy of the solicitor's settlement statement for the property?
6d. Have you sent us a copy of the latest property valuation (capital or rateable)?
6e. Have you sent us a copy of any valuation by a registered property valuer/consultant?
If you have sold several properties and the details will not fit into this space, please email the information to reception@smefinancial.co.nz
6g. Have you sent us a copy of the sale and purchase agreement?
6h. Have you sent us a copy of the solicitor's settlement statement?
6i. Have you sent us details of commission paid to any agency, if any?
7. Did the trust receive income from interest or dividends during the year?
If no, skip to question 8
7a. If yes, have you supplied all resident withholding tax certificates (RWT) and dividend statements?
8. Did the trust have any investments in PIEs?
If yes, attach any investment summary schedules received for the year including details of the prescribed investor rate (PIR) used.
9. Is the trust a shareholder in a look-through company?
If no, skip to question 10
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10. Did the trust receive any other type of income other than that stated above?
If no, skip to question 11
10a. If yes, have you supplied all the relevant information?
11. Has the trust's income changed or will it be likely to change for the coming year?
This is particularly relevant for provisional tax payments
12. Can the trust claim expenses?
If yes, please provide in full any expenses incurred in deriving income as specified below If no, skip to question 13
Please provide amount and details
13. Does the trust have a separate bank account?
If yes, please provide copies of the final bank statements as at the above date and the one after
14. Does the trust have any trust documents or minutes that we have not prepared on behalf of the trust?
If yes, please provide copies
15. Have there been any transactions with beneficiaries during the year?
If no, skip to question 16
Or please provide a copy of the transaction/deed of gift For additional beneficiaries/transactions, please supply details directly to reception@smefinancial.co.nz
Or please provide a copy of the transaction/deed of gift For additional beneficiaries/transactions, please supply details directly to reception@smefinancial.co.nz
Or please provide a copy of the transaction/deed of gift For additional beneficiaries/transactions, please supply details directly to reception@smefinancial.co.nz
17a (1). Details of beneficiaries under 16 years of age.
17a (1). Details of beneficiaries under 16 years of age.
Beneficiary 1 name
17a (ii).
17a (ii).
Beneficiary 1 date of birth
17b (1).
17b (1).
Beneficiary 2
17b (ii).
17b (ii).
Beneficiary 2 date of birth
17c (i).
17c (i).
Beneficiary 3 name
17c (ii).
17c (ii).
Beneficiary 3 date of birth. Please supply details of additional beneficiaries directly.
18a. Did the trust purchase or sell any government or local body stock or corporate bonds this year?
If yes, please provide documentation
18b. Are there any claimable losses brought forward from previous years?
18c. Have all the trust assets been insured in the trustee’s names as joint owners?
18d. Has the settlor completed a memorandum of wishes?
18e. Did the settlor make any advances to the trust during the year?
18f. Has a lease for life been entered into?
If yes – provide a copy.
18g. Has there been a change in trustees during the year?
18h. Have any beneficiaries or trustees become non-residents?
If yes, please provide details
For example, any change in the activities of the trust, any subsequent events, any contingent liabilities
Declaration *
By submitting this form, you agree that the above information will be used SME Financial Limited in the preparation of financial statements and taxation returns as agent on my behalf. I have read and understood the obligations which I am required to meet included in the “Information to be Provided” section. Under the terms of the Privacy Act (1993), authorise SME Financial Limited to obtain from any third party any records or information you require for the purpose of preparing my Financial Statements and Income Tax Returns and accordingly any such third party is authorised to provide you with information required.