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Subject:  Re: Setting up an IRA for someone after death Date:  2/19/2012  4:25 PM
Author:  inparadise Number:  115139 of 131280

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

That may very well be the way it is reported, but my brokerage insisted on having Dad's SS# to set it up, even after my telling him it had already been cancelled due to death, as well as requiring his DOB and DOD. This guy does a ton of these, so hopefully he has it right. They also have my SS#, but they already had that so I didn't need to give it to them a second time.

just still in the process of doing the transfer, not having to have it reported until 2012 tax year
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