Information on the role of the executor or administrator in dealing with the estate of a deceased person.
Differences between how the law treats married and cohabiting couples including financial matters, responsibility for children and housing.
Information for same-sex and opposite-sex couples on how the law treats civil partnerships and cohabiting couples, including financial matters, adoption, housing and inheritance.
Find out if you can get working or child tax credits and how to claim. If you have a tax credits overpayment find out how to challenge the decision.
Information on who can and cannot inherit if someone dies without making a will. Covers married couples, civil partners, children and other relatives.
Information on council tax including valuation bands, discounts and reductions, how to pay, arrears and the appeals system.
Explains the rules about students and council tax. Covers proving you are exempt, sharing accommodation with people who aren't students, time off between courses and problems affecting postgraduate students.
Check where you can get help with a tax problem.
Check how to apply to your local council and how you can challenge decisions.
What happens if you miss the income tax deadline, including what the penalties are for not paying tax on time, and how to negotiate a time to pay agreement with HMRC
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