Research suggests 70% of individuals ‘unaware of inheritance tax nil-rate band’

Research carried out by Canada Life has suggested that a significant amount of individuals ‘do not know the threshold’ for the standard inheritance tax (IHT) nil-rate band. Canada Life found that 70% of those surveyed did not know the standard … Find out more »


Chancellor commissions OTS to review inheritance tax rules

Chancellor Philip Hammond has commissioned the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to review the UK’s inheritance tax (IHT) regime, and outline ways in which the tax can be simplified. In a letter to Angela Knight, Chair of the OTS, and … Find out more »

About us

The Probate Practice provides you with the expertise of Chartered Accountants (being part of the Nyman Libson Paul group) and is suitable for people who want expert advisors to handle the complete administration of an Estate.

Why use us rather than a solicitor or a bank?

Probate is mostly a numerical exercise.  At Probate Practice we have the knowledge and expertise to handle the complex accountancy matters of the deceased’s assets (property, possessions, personal funds, stocks and shares etc) and liabilities (debts) on death, solicitors may not be comfortable with the financial intricacies surrounding Probate leading to added stress and cost.

We are cost effective

Our expert knowledge of taxation means we aim to minimise Estate’s liability as much as possible. We also have extensive experience negotiating valuations with HMRC which can result in lower tax liabilities.

We are practical and fast

We can reduce the probate time from 6 months to 3 months. We are qualified to deal with all aspects of Probate and work as quickly as possible in order for Probate to be granted.

We are accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants to offer probate services under firm number C004104201.

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