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Did you know that life events like marriage, divorce and retirement may have a significant tax impact? Organized by type of event, this page provides resources that explain the tax impact of each. 

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Marriage

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Decedents

  • Publication 559, Survivors, Executors and Administrators
  • Form 56, Notice Concerning Fiduciary Relationship
  • Form 1310, Statement of Person Claiming Refund Due a Deceased Taxpayer
  • Form 4810, Request For Prompt Assessment Under Internal Revenue Code Section 6501(d)

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