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escargot703
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Hos do I report inheritance from my non-resident alien mother?

My mother, a non-resident alien, left me an inheritance that was wired to my US account. How do I report it?
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TomD8
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Hos do I report inheritance from my non-resident alien mother?

A cash gift or inheritance from a foreign person is not subject to federal income tax, but if the amount of the bequest exceeds $100,000 you must file IRS Form 3520 to report it.

https://www.irs.gov/businesses/gifts-from-foreign-person

**Answers are correct to the best of my ability but do not constitute tax or legal advice.

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TomD8
Level 15

Hos do I report inheritance from my non-resident alien mother?

A cash gift or inheritance from a foreign person is not subject to federal income tax, but if the amount of the bequest exceeds $100,000 you must file IRS Form 3520 to report it.

https://www.irs.gov/businesses/gifts-from-foreign-person

**Answers are correct to the best of my ability but do not constitute tax or legal advice.
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