Legal heir has to file income tax return on earnings of deceased3 min read 08 Jul 2021, 01:51 AM IST
The legal heir of a deceased person is responsible for payment of any penalties, fee or interest on non-filing of ITR
Death and taxes are inevitable. As weird as it may sound, even if a person has died, taxes have to be paid on his or her behalf if a tax liability exists. The legal heir of the deceased person is responsible for filing income tax return (ITR) of the deceased.