The fiduciary of a domestic decedent's estate, trust, or bankruptcy estate files Form 1041 to report:
- The income, deductions, gains, losses, etc. of the estate or trust.
- The income that is either accumulated or held for future distribution or distributed currently to the beneficiaries.
- Any income tax liability of the estate or trust.
- Employment taxes on wages paid to household employees.
Reporting Related to IRC Section 965 on 2017 Returns -- 08-MAR-2018
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