Thank you. That's a refreshing
change. Some people expect a reply in nanoseconds!
Call the police and don't
let them tell you it's a civil matter, because clearly, he has dishonestly appropriated this money with the
intention of permanently depriving you of it. (That is the legal definition
pensions are not taxed at source. Savings interest now is but pensions are not.
Provided it has not been taxed
at source (unlikely), he has to pay tax on it at his normal rate as it is
income. The same applies to you.
The car on the other hand, is
a civil matter and not a police matter. If the car is indeed worth £8000 and
take the £4000, but I would want proof of what it actually sold for . Parker's
valuation at 10,400 and dealer offering about 8000 seems right and to be frank,
8000 is probably on the generous side. You appreciate, however I do not know
the car or its condition.
Valuations on number plates,
from experience are always grossly overstated. If someone says it's worth 2000,
then expect to get about 500. If a company's going to advertise it for 6000.
Then, in my experience, it would realistically fetched 3400 . You are of course
free to get your own valuation to beat your brother over the head with.
If your father had a will and
shares and assets and property then you need a court order in order to be able
to deal with them. That court order comes from the Probate Registry and is
called simply grant of probate.
For inheritance tax purposes
(not payable unless the total assets are over £325,000) or assets are given a "probate
valuation" which is a valuation which is as low as you can reasonably get away
You are unlikely to need probate here
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