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Death of a sole trader

2 weeks ago - Posted by Patricia Taylor

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2 weeks ago

Hi Patricia
When a sole trader passes away their liability for any debts owed from their business passes to their estate (and anyone who acted as guarantor).
Normally the person who is the executor of the estate should deal with their debts .

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