How Do I File a Deceased Person's Tax Return?
This application determines who must file a decedent’s individual tax return, how the tax return is notated, and the timeframe for filing the return.
Information You Will Need:
- The decedent’s citizenship status
- Whether the decedent is required to file a tax return (if unsure, go to the topic: Do I Need to File a Tax Return?)
Estimated Completion Time: 7 minutes. However: 5 minutes of inactivity will end the interview and you will be forced to start over.
The following interview covers the same questions you would answer if you called our toll-free tax assistance telephone number or if you came into a Taxpayer Assistance Center.