The Express – Inheritance tax A ‘perfect storm is brewing’ new probate grant rule limits asset sales


Recently, an SFE member was told that the probate case they had applied to expedite was denied due to HMCTS no longer expediting cases where house sales were involved. SFE plans to discuss this with HMCTS on Tuesday 15th December 2020. SFE Director, Elaine Roche, warned this development is significant as it may not only impact IHT, but could also have a knock-on effect on the housing market.

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