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My wife died september 26 2015 I have just received a tax claim

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my wife died september 26 2015 I have just received a tax claim for £413.80 for tax not collected for ESA payments 2014-2015 They that I have to pay for this.I am 67 years old and retired. Should I have to pay this from pension.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
HiThank you for your questionMy name is ***** ***** do my best to help you but I need some further information first.Did your late wife leave any assets - however small?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi Clare,My wife and I shared a house and bank account, however she never held any assets solely.Does this effect anything?RegardsDenis
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Just to check - was the ESA paid directly into your joint account?