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Please accept my condolences on losing your son. The taxable amount will be whatever amount in the IRA your son did not pay tax on already. If he claimed a deduction on hos contributions each year on his tax return then the taxable amount will be the same as the total distribution.
The Code T means this was a Roth IRA.
If your son met the 5 year holding period the taxable amount will be $0
You will need to know when he opened the Roth IRA.
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX had this IRA well over 5 years. That is probably why the box 2a was left blank on the 1099R