Trust account transactions

This page contains a range of information about trust account transactions, deposit information and electronic systems. 

Approved authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADI)

A law practice can only keep a trust account with an ADI approved by the Chief Executive of the Department of Justice and Attorney-General.

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Electronic fund transfers (EFT)

View the guidelines in relation to EFT payments from a trust account or controlled money account which outlines the requirements for making payments and the particulars to be kept in the trust records for these payments.

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Computerised trust accounting systems

The guidelines provide guidance for law practices that intend to make payments from a trust account by electronic funds transfers (EFTs).

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Receiving credit card payments

View a summary of the action that should be taken by a law practice that intends to receive money into its trust account by credit card payments.

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