Things you need to attend to after a loved one has passed away include the filing of income tax and trust income tax etc. You may follow the guidelines below to settle the tax matters for someone who has passed away.
You may also visit the e-citizen website to find out other information on what to do when a loved one has passed away .
Filing income tax
The income earned up to the date of death is subject to income tax.
You need to provide us with the following details:
- Name, address and identification number of the legal personal representative who is handling the affairs of the deceased.
- Copy of the death certificate.
- Income details from ALL sources, up to the date of death (please specify breakdown for each type).
Find out more about what is taxable, what is not.
- Type and amount of tax relief available/applicable to reduce the tax burden.
Find out more about deductions to save tax.
Please email us, fax to us on 6351 3636 or post the information to:
The Comptroller of Income Tax
Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore
55 Newton Road, Revenue House
You may call 1800-356 8300 if you need help on filing income tax. Our friendly tax officers are most willing to help you. Our office hours are 8am to 5pm from Monday to Friday.
Filing trust income tax
Income arising after the deceased's date of death is subject to trust income tax.
Find out more about trust income tax.