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December 06

New probate fees simply a revenue raising project

 

New probate fees simply a revenue raising project

We look at the implications of the Government’s proposed changes to probate fees. A new banded fee structure will see rates rise from a flat rate of £215 to between £250 and £6,000 depending on the size of the estate. Nigel Jones of JMD Law, says: "This is a massive change of direction that it's going to be extremely difficult for the public to swallow – it’s a "stealth tax" and purely a revenue raising project”.

Categories: Deputyship, Wills & Probate

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