Death of a Taxpayer

Death of a Taxpayer

Death of a Taxpayer When a taxpayer dies, there are certain returns that still need to be filed, a responsibility that falls onto the personal representative. Personal Representative Under state law, a personal representative is the person appointed by a court to...
Estate Tax (Form 706)

Estate Tax (Form 706)

At death, all property of the decedent is included in the gross estate for estate tax. Taxable gifts made after 1976 are added to the total. The estate is allowed deductions for funeral expenses, administrative expenses, decedent’s debts, and state death taxes. Most...