HMRC have advised that the Trust Registration Service (TRS) went live for agents to access on 17 October. HMRC have stated that a new Agent Services Account (ASA) will need to be set up in order for agents to be able to access the TRS. However the ASA system is not yet fully live, and we are currently working with HMRC to clarify exactly how agents should obtain an ASA. We will provide an update once we have further information.
The text of HMRC’s statement to the Trusts and Estates Group is as follows: