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If you're engaged in farming and are not an employee, you're usually considered self-employed and may owe self-employment tax on your net earnings. Yes, your income from farming that you report on Schedule F (Form 1040) includes, but isn't limited to amounts you receive from cultivating the soil, raising or harvesting any agricultural commodities, or managing a farm for gain or profit either as owner or as tenant is subject to SE tax.

If you are retired form farming and receive only pension then no. Materially participating would indicate not retired and still owner and working.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
i'm filing tax return for my father. He is deceased as 2-11-2018 and cannot sign tax return do I sign the tax return for him as executor of his estate

You would sign the return as "personal representative"

Please accept my condolences.

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