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Should I report interest income from IRS form 1099-INT for decedent ID#, which was addressed to decedent c/o myself, on my own tax return? Final return filed last year.

 
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DavidD66
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Should I report interest income from IRS form 1099-INT for decedent ID#, which was addressed to decedent c/o myself, on my own tax return? Final return filed last year.

If a final return was filed for 2019 and the interest was received in 2020, it would not be reported by the decedent.  If you received the interest as the decedent's heir, you would report the interest on your return.

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DavidD66
Employee Tax Expert

Should I report interest income from IRS form 1099-INT for decedent ID#, which was addressed to decedent c/o myself, on my own tax return? Final return filed last year.

If a final return was filed for 2019 and the interest was received in 2020, it would not be reported by the decedent.  If you received the interest as the decedent's heir, you would report the interest on your return.

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