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phinzman1285
Returning Member

1099c

received a 1099c for a person who died in 2019.  how do I complete a tax form for 2020

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SweetieJean
Level 15

1099c

That person's Estate would have to file an Estate Income Tax return (Form 1041, not 1040) for 2020.  That requires the TT Business desktop version (Windows version only):

TurboTax® Business CD/Download 2020-2021 Desktop Software, File Business Taxes (intuit.com)

Also see:

Deceased Taxpayers – Filing the Estate Income Tax Return, Form 1041 | Internal Revenue Service (irs....

tagteam
Level 15

1099c

@phinzman1285 

 

You need to be cautious with this since cancellation of indebtedness (COD) can result in taxable income, and the debtor is now deceased.

 

You should consult, in person, with a local tax professional (or legal counsel).

 

 

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