How to File Taxes for the Deceased?

Answer Even those below the ground are not above the law. The Internal Revenue Service still expects a prompt, completely filled-out tax return, even from the dead. The surviving family member must ensure... Read More »

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How to File Taxes for a Deceased Person?

It's said that the only sure things are death and taxes, but even death doesn't save a person from having to pay taxes. If you're executing a deceased person's estate, your responsibilities include... Read More »

Who Pays for the Past Taxes of the Deceased?

When a taxpayer dies, it does not automatically wipe out any tax debt owing from when he was alive. Taxes must be calculated and all returns filed up to the date of death. Taxes from prior years th... Read More »

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

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 »

How to Pay Federal Taxes for a Deceased Taxpayer in Texas?

Benjamin Franklin wrote that, "Things as certain as death and taxes, can be more firmly believed." Even after you die, your estate owes taxes on the income you amassed before your death. If you are... Read More »