EDITING A DECEDENT RETURN: PRIMARY TAXPAYER DIED PRIOR TO THE TAX PERIOD ON A JOINT RETURNShown is the caption area of a completed Form 1040. The first name line reads Kevin J. Collie. The tax examiner has circled Kevin J Collie in red.The second name line reads, Caitlin CollieThe primary social security number has been circled in red and the secondary social security number has been arrowed up in red to be the primary social security number. The filing status is married filing jointly. The taxpayer has notation reads, Kevin died 9-28-20.