How can i get an estate tax number?

Answer All tax returns filed with the IRS must include a taxpayer identification number (TIN). For most individual taxpayers, a Social Security number is used as the TIN. For all other taxpayers, the IRS ... Read More »

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How to Obtain a Tax ID Number for an Estate?

When a person passes away and an estate is opened to handle the distribution of the person's assets and other legal matters, the first thing those handling the estate should do is obtain a federal ... Read More »

Is an EIN number mandatory for an estate?

An employer identification number (EIN) is mandatory for an estate, reports the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The EIN serves like a social security number for the estate, allowing the IRS to iden... Read More »

Can one sibling be selected to be executor of the estate even though all 5 children have been assigned as executors of the estate?

Generally there are only one or two Executors to a Will. Executor (male) or Executrix (female.) It is odd there should be five Executors. An Executor/Executrix has the right to decline to handle th... Read More »

Why be a real estate broker vs. a real estate agent?

While many people use the terms interchangeably, there is a difference between a real estate broker and a real estate agent. Being a real estate broker has several advantages over being a real esta... Read More »