Tag: Death of a spouse

Filing a Final Income Tax Return

Who should file the return? Estate representative If a court has appointed a personal representative or other estate administrator, that individual is required to file returns for the decedent. If the decedent was married at the time of death, the representative and surviving spouse, if they both agree, may...
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Death Taxes

My spouse passed away this year. When I file my taxes, what filing status should I claim? Answer: As the surviving spouse, you have several filing choices that may be appropriate. You may be able to choose married filing jointly, married filing separately, qualifying widow(er), or head of household....
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