Bereavement and deceased estate

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Bereavement helpline

  • Telephone: 0300 200 3300
  • Textphone: 0300 200 3319
  • Outside UK: +44 135 535 9022

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Opening times:

8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday
8am to 4pm Saturday

Closed Sundays and bank holidays

Best time to call:

Phone lines are less busy before 10am, Monday to Friday

Deceased estate helpline

  • Telephone: 0300 123 1072

Get specialist advice on a deceased person’s estate about:

  • Income Tax
  • Capital Gains Tax

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Opening times:

9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Closed bank holidays (including Scottish bank holidays)


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HM Revenue and Customs BX9 1AS United Kingdom

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