South Dakota Trust Association

Promoting South Dakota

  • South Dakota Trust Association
  • Community Involvement
  • Promotion
  • Education

Promoting South Dakota

Bringing Together South Dakota's Trust Industry

Fall Forum 2020 Registration is now Open!

WHO WE ARE

SDTA’s mission is to serve as the professional and trade association for South Dakota’s fiduciary services and trust industry by promoting, educating and supporting professionals and organizations involved in the trust industry in South Dakota.

We are marketing the South Dakota Advantage on a local, national and International basis.

South Dakota has been at the forefront of creating the most progressive trust laws in the country for over 30 years. As a result, South Dakota is routinely ranked among the best Trust Jurisdictions in the United States by industry publications, law review articles, white papers, and surveys of leading trust and estate professionals.

  • Directed Trusts
  • Asset Protection
  • No Rule Against Purpetuities
  • No State Income Tax
  • Privacy Laws
  • Lowest Premium Tax on Variable Life Insurance Policies
  • Flexible Decanting and Reformation Statutes