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my mother was a widow, she made 10,000 or less in 2011, my

sister is the executrix of...
my mother was a widow, she made 10,000 or less in 2011, my sister is the executrix of her estate so I assume she would be the representive top file the rerurn?
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Hello and thank you for using Just Answer,
A personal representative of an estate is an executor (executrix), administrator (administratrix) or anyone who is in charge of the decedent's property. The personal representative is responsible for filing any final individual income tax return(s) and the estate tax return of the decedent when due.
Your sister may benefit from the IRS publication 559
http://www.irs.gov/publications/p559/index.html

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