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My father has Charles Schwab Investment account and my name

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My father has Charles Schwab Investment account and my name has been on the account with his for years. When he passes away is this automatically mine and will any taxes be due?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Lev replied 6 months ago.
If you are a joint owner - yes - you may use that account after your father's death.You might need to provide teh death certificate to Charles Schwab and have them to remove your father's name - so all earning will be reported to the IRS in your name and your SSN.
Expert:  Lev replied 6 months ago.
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