Filing Estate and Gift Tax Returns

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** Filing Estate and Gift Tax Returns **

*When to File*

Generally, the estate tax return is due nine months after the date of
death. A six month extension is available if requested prior to the due
date and the estimated correct amount of tax is paid before the due date.

The gift tax return is due on April 15th following the year in which the
gift is made.

*Where to File*

Use the below mailing address for all tax forms filed at the Cincinnati
Service Center including Estate and Gift tax returns:

{{Internal Revenue Service
Cincinnati, OH 45999}}

To mail FedEx packages, please use the following street address:

{{Internal Revenue Service
201 W. Rivercenter Blvd
Covington, KY 41011}}

To pay Estate and Gift tax online, use the secure and convenient Electronic
Federal Tax Payment System.

*Contact Information*



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** Estate tax in the United States **

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The *estate tax* in the United States is a tax imposed on the transfer of
the "taxable estate" of a deceased person, whether such property is
transferred via a will, according to the state laws of intestacy or
otherwise made as an incident of the death of the owner, such as a transfer
of property from an intestate estate or trust, or the payment of certain
life insurance benefits or financial account sums to beneficiaries. The
estate tax is one part of the /Unified Gift and Estate Tax/ system in the
United States. The other part of the system, the


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