Publication 559

Publication 559

A form published by the IRS explaining tax issues relevant to the survivors of a recently deceased person. It shows how to file the last Form 1040 for the decedent, how to file a tax return for the estate, and similar matters.
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The "Forms and Publications--Estate and Gift Tax" page includes links to Publication 559 on survivors, executors, and administrations in PDF and HTML formats, and PDF versions of Forms 706, 709, 1041, and others in a single location.
The IRS summarizes its position on fees received by nonprofessional executors or personal representatives in Publication 559, Survivors, Executors, and Administrators :
* Publication 559, Survivors, Executors and Administrators.