Stamp Duty There is stamp duty paid on the Probate application. The amount of the stamp duty due depends on the net value of the estate. Where the application is lodged by a solicitor and the net value of the estate does not exceed : €100,000 – €100.00 €250,000 – €200.00 €500,000 – €350.00 €750,000 […]
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A death certificate will list all diagnoses as the cause of death. If dementia is listed on the death certificate, and the will has been made within 10 years of the date of death, the Probate Office will require an Affidavit from a medical practitioner, who treated the deceased person. This Affidavit must confirm that […]
Commonly, when a couple make their Wills, they do so together. Frequently each person gives everything to their spouse and appoints that spouse as the sole Executor, provided that spouse survives them. Then on the death of the second spouse, the Will normally leaves the estate to other people usually the children and appoints another […]
Who is a Cohabitant ? A cohabitant as defined under the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 is one of two adults (whether of the same or the opposite sex) who live together as a couple in an intimate and committed relationship and who are not related to each other […]
All causes of death will be listed on a death certificate. If a person has dementia at the death of death, it will be noted on the death certificate together with other causes of death. The original death certificate is lodged to the Probate Office when applying to administer an estate. If the deceased person […]
What is inheritance tax? Capital acquisitions tax is commonly called Inheritance Tax. It is a self-assessment tax, payable by the beneficiary on any gift or inheritance, received by the beneficiary from an Irish resident or ordinarily resident disponer or in other circumstances where the beneficiary is Irish resident or ordinarily resident. If the disponer and […]
After the Grant of Probate or Administration has issued, the LPR will be looking to collect and distribute the assets of the estate as soon as possible. However, a note of caution needs to be exercised by the LPR when a payment is being made from the estate to a non-resident beneficiary. An Irish resident LPR […]
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