Filing of ITR for the Deceased by Legal Heir

Filing of ITR

Filing of ITR is mandatory for those, whose income exceeds the exemption limit. ITR filing for a dead person is also mandatory if his income during the financial year exceeds the exemption limit. As per the Income Tax Act, 1961 section 159, in case a person dies, his legal representative is responsible for paying any sum which the deceased would have been liable to pay if he had not died, in a similar manner and to the same extent as the deceased. Filing of ITR for the Deceased A legal…

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