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Subject:  Re: Income in Respect of a Decedent Date:  10/13/2013  5:13 PM
Author:  TMFPMarti Number:  119300 of 121172

I have not been able to find a very simple explanation of IRD....

Bill gave you lots of good information, but here's my simple explanation.

It's an issue only if the estate paid estate tax (highly unlikely, but not totally unheard of nowadays). If it did, you need to be talking to the executor.

Phil
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