QTIP trust – Strange name, powerful trust
Abstract: A qualified terminable interest property (QTIP) trust is an odd sounding name for an estate planning technique. Nevertheless, it can be a valuable strategy, especially for someone who’s currently in a second marriage. Essentially, this trust provides future security for both a surviving spouse and children from a prior marriage, while retaining estate planning flexibility. This article details the ins and outs of a QTIP trust.