Instructions for Form 8939 Will no Longer be Updated. -- 19-MAR-2013
Effective for 2013 and later, the IRS will no longer be updating the Instructions for Form 8939, Allocation of Increase in Basis for Property Acquired From a Decedent. These Instructions were specifically designed to help executors and individuals who acquired property from a decedent dying in 2010 determine the tax treatment of the property acquired. Because this provision under the law is no longer applicable, the product will be retired but can continue to be viewed on IRS.gov.