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Probate fees set to rise if proposals accepted

The Government has released a consultation into measures that will see probate fees increase from £155 for probate professionals and £215 for individuals to a flat rate of £273 for all applicants.


National IFA slams Govt probate shake-up

National financial adviser LEBC Group has hit out at the Government over plans to change the way Probate is calculated.


Financial Planners brand new probate charges ‘extortionate’

Plans unveiled by the Ministry of Justice last night to change the way probate is charged have been branded “extortionate” and a “stealth tax.”


Probate fees rise may be new “stealth tax” - warning

The government’s planned controversial probate fee reform could be a new stealth tax on bigger estates, a Financial Planning expert has warned.

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