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Would he be willing to step down as executor?
The only thing I can suggest you doing, aside from proceeding to court, is to have him removed as executor, is to retain a lawyer and have a lawyer send him a letter demanding that he either do what is needed to be done by a deadline that you set or else that he agree to step down. The letter would obviously have to threaten court but hopefully you will be able to avoid it simply because he will want to avoid court.
As well, he should be paying any penalties personally or at least they will come of his executor fees and the estate should not be paying them.
You will need to retain a lawyer and bring an application to the court to have him removed. You could do this on your own but is very difficult and quite complicated.