Bereavement and Tax – it’s changing again. There can be a mountain of paperwork to deal with after a bereavement, and everyday matters like dealing with banks, council departments and utility companies can become overwhelming. One area that needs attention after most bereavements is tax.
An Executor acts on your behalf after you’ve died – ensuring the intention of your Will is fulfilled. When you write a Will you appoint at least one Executor – usually two – as trusted representatives who will see that your final wishes are carried out. This may be your next of kin, close family […]
Almost immediately on death the paperwork starts. Probate – called confirmation in Scotland – oversees and allows the legal distribution of the estate.