Income In Respect Of A Decedent Ird

Definition of "Income in respect of a decedent (ird)"

Dean Lyon
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Classification at death of all pension plans, profit-sharing plans, individual retirement accounts (IRAS), annuities, and installment payments to the extent to which the deceased was entitled to receive income and that income was not included in the deceased's taxable income in the year of the death. This income is ruled to be subject to income tax to the beneficiary as well as estate tax to the heirs.

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