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rmplwilson31
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Deceased mother owes federal taxes and there is no money in the estate.

Do I pay the taxes out of my own pocket or not?
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PaulaM
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Deceased mother owes federal taxes and there is no money in the estate.

I am sorry for the passing of your mother.

No. You are not obligated to pay your mother's taxes. If you are her personal representative, you can file her final tax return. But this is not your tax to pay.

https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/deceased-taxpayers-filing-the-final-re...

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PaulaM
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Deceased mother owes federal taxes and there is no money in the estate.

I am sorry for the passing of your mother.

No. You are not obligated to pay your mother's taxes. If you are her personal representative, you can file her final tax return. But this is not your tax to pay.

https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/deceased-taxpayers-filing-the-final-re...

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