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Subject:  Re: Setting up an IRA for someone after death Date:  2/19/2012  4:05 PM
Author:  TMFPMarti Number:  115137 of 131234

You need to talk to your brokerage and have them set up an inherited IRA in your mom's name with her SS, with you as beneficiary.

The inherited IRA is reported under the beneficiary's SSN, not the decedent's.

Phil
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