Widowed Parents Allowance

If you are the mother or father of a child or a dependent young person between the ages of 16 and 20 and you receive Child Benefit for these children, you may be eligible to receive a Widowed Parents Allowance if your spouse or civil partner passes away. To check if your circumstances meet the… Continue reading Widowed Parents Allowance

Dealing With Inheritance Tax

When someone dies any private property and possessions owned by that person becomes known as his or her estate. It becomes the duty of a chosen executor (as stipulated in the deceased s will) or administrator (appointed by law if no will exists) to, among other things, have this estate assembled and documented, valued, taxed… Continue reading Dealing With Inheritance Tax

Bereavement Payment

Bereavement Payment or what used to be called Widow’s Payment, is a one-off lump sum of £2,000 that may be paid to qualifying bereaved individuals. Before this payment…

Debts After Death

When someone dies any private property, possessions, investments and other assets owned by that person becomes known as his or her estate. A chosen executor (as stipulated in the deceased s will) or administrator (appointed by law if no will exists) will have this estate assembled and documented, valued, taxed correctly and finally distributed it… Continue reading Debts After Death