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The Tax implications of being an Executor or Beneficiary of a deceased Estate
Team Maddern

Unfortunately, having to deal with managing a deceased estate is a task many of us will have to shoulder at some stage in our lives — but having some familiarity with what’s involved beforehand will hopefully ease the burden.

crossIt is worth remembering that the law that applies to the assets and income of a deceased person depends in large part on which state or territory they lived in when they died. Also note that the information presented here mainly looks at tax responsibilities (which are a federal obligation). It is best to speak to us for guidance on the best avenue of inquiry when administering an estate.

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