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I received $120,000 from my father's estate. The check was sent to me from a real estate company and I .... ... read on

 Do children who receive social security survivor benefits from a deceased parent have to pay taxes on the benefit? Is .... ... read on

Can a property on a life estate be entitled to a step up in basis? I inherited 1/2 of a .... ... read on

My father died in May 2011 and we filed the tax return in February and the Will is now in .... ... read on

My wife recently passed away and I've been told by certain advisors that I should open a probate estate. .... ... read on

I was the executor for the estate of a relative this year. I completed the probate and closed the estate. .... ... read on

My mothers estate is almost settled. All assets including the sale of the home, insurance, investments, and bank accounts .... ... read on

I have a relative who passed away in 2010. Did his estate have to be finalized in 2010 in .... ... read on

If the estate tax is reinstated will there be a provision to reinstate the "step up in basis" as well? ... read on

My sister in law's husband died in Jan 2010. His estate will take in about $25,000 in dividends. .... ... read on