Exempt foreign trust

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A non-resident trust that, at a given time in a taxation year, is in one of the following situations:

  • The trust was created for a non-resident beneficiary who has an impairment and is a dependant.
  • The trust was created as a consequence of the breakdown of a marriage or relationship for non-resident children or for the non-resident former spouse.
  • The trust is an agency of the United Nations, it owns and administers a prescribed university or it has received donations from the Crown.
  • The trust was created exclusively for charitable purposes.
  • The trust is managed by a deferred profit-sharing plan (DPSP), a retirement compensation arrangement or a foreign retirement arrangement.
  • The trust is administered to provide benefits to employees for qualifying services.
  • The trust is administered to provide benefits for services rendered in the de facto resident country of the trust by non-resident natural persons.
  • All of the beneficiaries of the trust hold fixed interests and the trust meets certain other conditions.

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