Submitted By: Jacqueline
Answered: July 22, 2013 11:03 am

I inherited money from my parent who died in Thailand. He was not a U.S. citizen or resident. Is this money taxable? Do I have to file any IRS form?

The inheritance is fully tax free, regardless of amount. You do not have to report the inheritance on an income tax return or any other form.

Tax Glossary

Ordinary and necessary

A statutory requirement for the deductibility of a business expense.

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