Can an Executor of a Will Be Responsible for the Deceased's Taxes?

Answer Not only can an executor of a will be responsible for filing a deceased taxpayer's income taxes, he may also be responsible for paying any tax owed. The important thing to remember is that an execu... Read More »

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DIY Executor of Will?

While larger and more complicated estate matters are often handled by a professional, many times a person trusted by the family or appointed by the court is named as executor to administer the will... Read More »

How much do i pay an executor of a will?

Compensation for executors is limited by state laws, which vary, but fees usually range from two to four percent of the assets of the estate. Since executor fees are based on the value of an estate... Read More »

How to Name an Executor of a Will?

An executor of your will is a person named to handle your affairs after you die. When choosing an executor, you must find a reliable, trustworthy person who will handle the duties in an honest mann... Read More »

Can an executor of a will also be a beneficiary?

An executor of a will can also be a beneficiary. There is no law prohibiting beneficiaries from being executors; however, having an executor who is also a beneficiary may cause conflict among benef... Read More »