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Do I have to file a return for a deceased parent?
Yes -- if your parent had met the filing requirements. The same filing requirements apply to filing a final return for the deceased.
A personal representative must file the deceased's final return. This person must also file any returns the deceased didn't file for prior years. The personal representative can be the:
You or someone listed above must file a return if the deceased's gross income was at least:
Other things to consider: