I am personal rep for the estate and have an EIN. She passed in September, was in a nursing home at the time but had sold her house in January of 2018.
The answer is yes. See
Also, have you prepared your mother's final 1040? The IRS page https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/deceased-taxpayers-understanding-the-g... notes that that may be necessary depending upon her 2018 income.
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