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Form 1041, U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts

The fiduciary of a domestic decedent's estate, trust, or bankruptcy estate files this form 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, and
  • employment taxes on wages paid to household employees.

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