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.

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Tax Glossary

Legally separated

A husband and wife who are required to live apart from each other by the terms of a decree of separate maintenance. Payments under the decree are deductible by the payor and taxable to the payee as alimony.

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