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Save time and money by asking your tax advisor

Navigate the complexities of probate with your trusted tax advisor

When a family member or close friend dies, it’s an emotional and stressful time. There are so many legal and administrative issues that require urgent attention it can become totally overwhelming, especially during times of grief.

Our suitably qualified probate experts will work with you to obtain the grant of probate and calculate inheritance tax liabilities. We will always be considerate and supportive at this difficult time and cost considerably less than a probate solicitor.

“I’ve used RJP for tax compliance over many years and have a close working relationship with Lesley and her team. When my father died suddenly, their support in dealing with his inheritance tax affairs was invaluable, which made the complicated probate process very swift and straightforward.”

5 reasons why a tax advisor is a great choice for probate

  • We take care of all the legal paperwork;
  • We calculate all taxes payable;
  • We remove the stress and make a complex process quicker;
  • We will obtain the official Grant of Probate and distribute any assets;
  • We save you time and money.

We’re licensed to offer a probate service

Probate is the official process of administering the estate of a person who has died and ensuring its distribution to those who will inherit, after discharging any debts and liabilities. It can be very complicated and having a reliable, trusted advisor, someone you know well and to whom you can delegate the matters to be resolved in accordance with the law, is essential.

A suitably qualified tax advisor like RJP can provide a full probate service. Your tax advisor is ideally placed to do this and help you by preparing the necessary inheritance tax returns and calculations and obtaining the Grant of Probate.

By administering the complex inheritance tax and probate paperwork on your behalf, the entire procedure can be dealt with by one professional. Apart from making things easier for you, using us instead of a probate solicitor means a notoriously long-winded process can be completed more quickly, which also saves costs.

RJP LLP is licensed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to carry out the reserved legal activity of non-contentious probate in England and Wales. We offer a full probate service for clients, which includes:

  • Preparing estate accounts;
  • Calculating tax position to the date of death and for the period of administration of the estate;
  • Completing inheritance tax calculations and submitting inheritance tax returns;
  • Agreeing inheritance tax liability with HMRC;
  • Obtaining Grant of Probate;
  • Distributing estate assets.

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There are many benefits to asking your accountant to handle probate

Did you know RJP LLP are licensed by the ICAEW to offer a full probate service.

This can save you time and money, plus we can advise on matters related to inheritance tax at the same time.