Home > Income Tax > Help Center > ITR for the Deceased PersonsLast Updated: Nov 21st 2022
Filing Income Tax Returns is mandatory for every person whose income exceeds Basic Exemption limit. It is even mandatory that the 'Deceased Person' ITR should be filed for the year in which he / she died. The responsibility of filing returns for the deceased person depends on the Legal Heir. Know more on How to Register, required Documents, ITR Filing Process for the Deceased
While this document covers 'how to file ITR for deceased', refer Tax Implications for a Deceased Person.
The Legal Heir needs to follow the below steps to register as Legal Heir.
Note:Request will be sent to the e-Filing Admin for approval. The e-Filing Admin will check the authenticity of the request details and may Approve/Reject the request and Upon Approval/Rejection, an e-mail and SMS will be sent to the user who raised the request.
Following are the documents that will be accepted as Legal Heir certificate
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