How to settle tax matters for a deceased

When a person has passed away, his or her tax matters still need to be settled. These include the filing of personal income tax and trust income tax. All income up the date of death has to be reported, while all entitled credits and deductions can still be claimed.


1. Income Tax

What does it apply to? 

Applies to income earned up to the date of death

How to get it done? 

For salaried employees, the employer will file the income tax.
For self-employed, the legal personal representative who is handling the affairs of the deceased will have to inform IRAS and provide the following

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