Making a Will

Anyone over 18 can make a will. You can write a will yourself, but it is best to have someone else look at it, such as a solicitor or someone at Citizen’s Advice Bureau. For your will to be valid, you must be 18 years or over. A will must be in writing, signed by the...
Inheritance Tax

Inheritance Tax

Inheritance Tax must be paid on assets and gifts, if the assets or gifts are valued at over £325,000. The tax is payable at 40 per cent on the amount over this threshold. You do not usually have to pay inheritance tax if you give things away to your spouse or civil...
Bereavement Support Service

Bereavement Support Service

Wolverhampton City Council with partners such as the Hospitals Trust runs an excellent accessible Bereavement Centre from the ground floor of the Civic Centre, next to the Registrar for Births, Deaths and Marriages. The centre is open on weekdays from 09.00am-4.00pm...
Funerals

Funerals

Accessible undertakers Co-op undertakers have premises that are wheelchair accessible at the following locations: 59a High Street, Bilston,  Wolverhampton, WV14 0EZ Telephone: 01902 408208 Fax: 01902 492587 St Marks Road, Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton, WV3 0TT Telephone:...
Bereavement Benefits

Bereavement Benefits

Bereavement Payment If your civil partner, partner or spouse has died, and had been paying National insurance contributions, you may be eligible for a Bereavement payment – this is a one-off untaxed payment of £2,000. You may also be eligible if you...
Inheritance Tax

Inheritance Tax

Inheritance Tax must be paid on assets and gifts, if the assets or gifts are valued at over £325,000. The tax is payable at 40 per cent on the amount over this threshold. You do not usually have to pay inheritance tax if you give things away to your spouse or civil...
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