SILENCERCO EASYTRUST

EASYTRUST

A properly-prepared gun trust has significant advantages for gun owners. It enables the use of NFA-regulated firearms and accessories among trustees, protects against potential future regulatory restrictions, and provides for the orderly transition of ownership upon death.

FACT: An NFA Gun Trust is the best way to purchase silencers and other NFA-regulated items.

The EasyTrust is 50-state legal. The process of ratification will differ by state, but we’ll send you a document detailing the processes you’ll need to follow. We priced the EasyTrust at $129.99 – a fraction of the cost of typical gun trusts – to make it accessible to everyone. It’s a must-have for anyone looking to #FightTheNoise. All EasyTrust sales are final.

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FAQ

All information contained in this document is not intended to act as or take the place of legal advice. It is your responsibility to verify what the most up-to-date laws are pertaining to your area.

Benefits of Purchasing NFA Items Through a Trust
Multiple People Can Have Possession of Items
Clear Line of Inheritance for Items on Trust
File Form 1’s Electronically via eForm
File Form 4’s Electronically Once eForm 2.0 is Operational

Can existing items BE PUT into my new SilencerCo EasyTrust?

A: Yes, but because ownership of the NFA item is being transferred from you, as an individual, to the trust, you must file a Form 4 and pay the $200 tax. Fortunately, since you are already the owner, you can maintain possession of the item while the transfer is processing.

Are there limitations as to who I can add as a trustee?

A: Yes. If an individual is prohibited by federal, state, or local law from possessing a suppressor due to age, felony convictions, or other reasons, they cannot be added as a trustee. Only individuals legally allowed to purchase and possess NFA items may be added to the trust.

What if I want to add my child to my trust?

A: So long as he or she is of the legal age as defined by your state to possess a suppressor and can sign and have their signature notarized, they can be added to your trust. If they are below the legal age for NFA item possession in your state, you may still add them as a beneficiary, not a trustee.

Can I add someone who lives out of state as a trustee?

A: Yes. Once you have added them to the trust, the new trustee will need to sign and have the trust notarized, and then send a copy back to you for your records.

NOTE: Adding someone who lives in a non-NFA-friendly state to your trust does not make them eligible to possess NFA items in that state. They can, however, possess the items while they are in an NFA-friendly state. Local law supersedes federal law in this regard; obey all local laws.

I thought this trust was legal in 50 states?

A: Yes, this is a 50-state-legal trust, meaning it fits within all federal guidelines pertaining to NFA trusts. With that said, some states and metropolitan areas have specific restrictions on NFA items that you will need to obey.

Is there a limit to the number of people I can add to my trust?

A: Theoretically, no. SilencerCo’s EasyTrust allows entry of 8 trustees initially, but there is technically no limit to the number of additional trustees you can add through amendments to your trust.

How do I make an amendment to my EasyTrust?

A: At some point you will no doubt need to add an item, add a trustee, remove a trustee, or make other adjustments to your trust. To do so, type up the changes and label them accordingly (e.g. Amendment 1, Amendment 2, etc.). After each Amendment, note that “The trust continues from original date of creation” so that it is clear all preceding information is still relevant. We recommend that you then print out the trust and have each amendment notarized, however, specific notarization requirements vary by state.

What is this mention of one US dollar in the Schedule A?

A: In order for a trust to be created, there must be something held by the trust (corpus). Since when you first purchase the trust you have not yet added any items to it, an arbitrary possession must be assigned – hence the mention of $1. We have gone ahead and assigned this $1 as an item that is held by the trust so that it can be legally created.

States in Which You Must Register the EasyTrust at a Courthouse:
Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota

States in Which Registering the EasyTrust at a Courthouse is Optional:
Florida, Maine, Nebraska

All states not listed above only require the EasyTrust be notarized.

States in Which Notary Requires Witness:
Alabama, California, Delaware, Florida, New York, Louisiana

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Content presented on this page is intended for informational purposes only. It is not intended as professional or legal advice and should not be construed as such. While SilencerCo’s EasyTrust is a legal document, if you require legal advice, you should seek the counsel of an attorney in your state.