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Expert Trust Services at Shajani CPA: Secure Your Legacy


Trusts are a powerful tool in financial planning, offering a strategic way to manage and protect assets, provide for beneficiaries, and optimize tax obligations. At Shajani CPA, our expertise in trusts is unmatched. With our team’s impressive credentials, including TEP (Trust and Estate Practitioner), LLM (Master of Laws) in Tax, and LLB (Bachelor of Laws) designations, coupled with our recognition as Consumer Choice Award winners for Accounting in Alberta, and one of Canada’s Top 10 Tax Advisory Firms, we are superbly equipped to handle your trust filing and reorganization needs.

  1. Understanding Trusts

Key Aspect: Trusts are arrangements where assets are held and managed by one party for the benefit of another.

Shajani CPA Advantage: Our expert team, armed with advanced legal and tax knowledge, can guide you through the complexities of setting up and managing trusts.

  1. Trust Filing Requirements

Key Aspect: Trusts have specific tax filing requirements that must be meticulously followed to ensure compliance.

Shajani CPA Advantage: We offer precise and timely trust tax filing services, ensuring that all legal and tax obligations are met efficiently.

  1. Trust Reorganizations

Key Aspect: Reorganizing a trust can be a strategic move for tax planning, succession, or asset protection.

Shajani CPA Advantage: Our team’s legal and tax expertise makes us exceptionally qualified to manage trust reorganizations, ensuring optimal outcomes for you and your beneficiaries.

  1. Estate Planning and Trusts

Key Aspect: Trusts play a crucial role in estate planning, offering control and protection of assets for future generations.

Shajani CPA Advantage: As TEP designated professionals, we provide specialized estate planning services, using trusts to secure your legacy according to your wishes.

  1. Tax Optimization for Trusts

Key Aspect: Properly structured trusts can result in significant tax benefits.

Shajani CPA Advantage: Leveraging our Masters in Law in Taxation knowledge, we ensure that your trust structure is tax-efficient, minimizing liabilities and maximizing benefits.

  1. Succession Planning

Key Aspect: Trusts are essential tools in succession planning, ensuring a smooth transition of assets.

Shajani CPA Advantage: Our comprehensive understanding of trusts and succession law allows us to create tailored succession plans that align with your long-term goals.

  1. Asset Protection

Key Aspect: Trusts can offer robust protection for your assets from creditors, lawsuits, and other risks.

Shajani CPA Advantage: With our legal acumen, we design trusts that provide strong asset protection, giving you peace of mind.

  1. Charitable Trusts

Key Aspect: Charitable trusts are a way to support philanthropic goals while enjoying tax benefits.

Shajani CPA Advantage: We specialize in setting up and managing charitable trusts, aligning your philanthropic desires with tax-efficient strategies.

  1. Personalized Trust Solutions

Key Aspect: Every individual’s situation is unique, requiring a customized approach to trust services.

Shajani CPA Advantage: We offer bespoke trust solutions, tailored to your specific needs and objectives.

  1. Award-Winning Service

Key Aspect: Choosing the right firm for trust services is crucial.

Shajani CPA Advantage: As Consumer Choice Award winners in Alberta, and recognized as one of Canada’s Top 10 Tax Advisory Firms, our commitment to excellence and client satisfaction is evident in every service we provide.


Trusts are a sophisticated and beneficial component of financial and estate planning. At Shajani CPA, our combination of legal expertise and tax acumen makes us the ideal partner for your trust needs. Whether you’re considering setting up a trust, need assistance with trust filings, or are looking at reorganization, our award-winning team is here to ensure your assets are managed effectively and your legacy is preserved. Contact Shajani CPA today to experience the pinnacle of trust services.

This information is for discussion purposes only and should not be considered professional advice. There is no guarantee or warrant of information on this site and it should be noted that rules and laws change regularly. You should consult a professional before considering implementing or taking any action based on information on this site. Call our team for a consultation before taking any action. ©2024 Shajani CPA.

Shajani CPA is a CPA Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer firm and provides Accountant, Bookkeeping, Tax Advice and Tax Planning services.

Nizam Shajani, Partner, LLM, CPA, CA, TEP, MBA

I enjoy formulating plans that help my clients meet their objectives. It's this sense of pride in service that facilitates client success which forms the culture of Shajani CPA.

Shajani Professional Accountants has offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta. We’re here to support you in all of your personal and business tax and other accounting needs.