The responsibilities of an Executor aren’t limited to deciding who gets which assets – it also means identifying all the decedent’s assets, and ensuring that the proper paperwork is filed with the
IRS, the State and other agencies.To help you through this overwhelming time, Urbach & Avraham, CPAs has prepared an Executor Checklist that outlines the issues that an executor needs to consider.
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The checklist is a roadmap of tasks, from probating the will, to filing a final Income Tax return and other required estate filings, to dealing with beneficiaries and distributing the assets. It’s loaded with tips on how to locate all assets, save various taxes and efficiently manage the estate administration.
This handy checklist is packed with reminders about technical questions to ask your CPA, legal or other financial advisor. We work with many qualified estate attorneys to seamlessly coordinate your situation.
Finally, the Urbach & Avraham Executor Checklist highlights the complexities presented when a family owned business is involved. Was there a buy sell agreement? Who is paying the estate tax on the business, and are funds available to pay the tax?
As an executor, you’re already coping with a lot of emotional and other issues. We’re available to help lift the financial burden by assisting you with accounting and tax matters during this difficult time.