TSEM7254 - Deceased persons: tax chargeable - no probate or letters of administration
You cannot serve a tax return if there are no personal representatives. Telephone Debt Management and Banking (DMB) Enforcement Technical Team, Shipley on 01274-539440 for advice when neither probate nor letters of administration (confirmation in Scotland) are taken out within one year of the taxpayer's death, and
- the total tax due from the estate is likely to be £1,000 or more, or
- the tax due is less than £1,000 but you have reason to believe that this situation has been created to avoid paying the due tax.