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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.

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