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Delaware Trust Advantages for Business Owners

Jeffrey C. Wolken |
My Business

Control, protection, and privacy are key benefits of a Delaware Trust.

The state of Delaware has long been one of the most favorable places to establish a business.
Delaware is also an excellent place to create a personal trust for estate planning or asset protection purposes.
A Delaware trust offers many of the advantages of other trust-friendly states, along with unique elements that make it a preeminent jurisdiction.


Don’t Leave the Fate of your Family Business to Chance

Wilmington Trust |
My Business

Create a family business succession plan that works for you.

Every business needs both a short- and long-term plan in place for unexpected and planned events.
Ideally, succession planning should begin the day you take over a business.
Those parents that are most successful at passing the torch are the ones that have created a culture in which transition is welcomed and encouraged.


Planning is Vital for Family Business Owners

Marguerite C. Weese |
My Business

Take steps now to secure your future while reducing taxes on your estate.A number of tools are available to help you ensure your firm’s future, reduce the size of your estate, and lessen your tax liability.Stock redemption, special-use valuation, and discounting stock can all help to ease the estate tax burden.Entities such as LLCs and charitable trusts also offer unique tax minimization benefits.