Acting as the personal representative to an estate comes with a lot of responsibility, none the least of which is ensuring that all the proper paperwork is filled out and submitted to the proper authorities. While Wisconsin has essentially done away with the estate tax, executors still need to turn in tax returns on behalf of the deceased and ensure any outstanding taxes from the estate’s income are paid.
According to the State of Wisconsin Department of Revenue, more than one-tax form is required for deceased taxpayers. Those forms include:
- Individual Income Tax Return