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My aunt died May 24, 2015. The PR of the estate used fiscal

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My aunt died May 24, 2015. The PR of the estate used fiscal year for tax purposes. May 24, 2015 thru April 30, 2016. I was a beneficiary of the estate and $6,000 of the money I received was taxable. I received my money in March 2016, after the 8 month waiting period for claims against the estate. The income tax liability was passed to me to pay. I didn't receive the K-1 form until July after the PR filed the income tax return. Eventhough I didn't get the money until 2016 and the fiscal year end on the taxes was in 2016, the K-1 says 2015. I filed my 2015 return before I got the money. Do I have to file an amended tax return for 2015 or do I report the income in 2016??
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Mark Taylor replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is Mark. I will be happy to help you with your questions.

Expert:  Mark Taylor replied 1 year ago.

You would go by the year end of the estate. So the information from the K-1 would be reported on your 2016. So now need to amend :)

Expert:  Mark Taylor replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Mark Taylor replied 1 year ago.

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