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I'm the executor of my mother's estate and need to file her 2007 federal and state returns. I have started the federal return but have many questions and was hoping there would be an IRS guidance doc I could use as a resource.

Publication 559 is your starting point. You'll also find mentions in the 1040 instructions.

Several Fools who frequent this board have been through this, so feel free to come back for any clarifications you need.

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