Who needs a form ET-141?
Form ET-141 is a report for the New York State Department of Taxation that the decedent did not live on the state territory at the time of death. The surviving spouse, member of the family or fiduciary fill out this form to provide information about the decedent.
What is form ET-141 for?
Anyone who receives inheritance in the state of New York must pay estate taxes. The amount of taxes depends on the quantity of tangible and real property soon to be inherited and on the decedent’s place of living. If he was a non-resident, his family must file this form at New York State Department of Taxation.
Is it accompanied by other forms?
Form ET-141 itself is an attachment to forms ET-95 and ET-80.
When is form ET-141 due?
It must be filed within 9 months since the date of death or later but only if court approved applicant’s request for extension.
How do I fill out form ET-141?
Start by writing the decedent’s name, address and SSN. Give his date of birth and date of death. Then simply answer the the questionnaire. Your answers should specify the decedent’s citizenship, employment, property and estate issues. If the decedent had a deposit box, give the address of the bank. Make a table of residences over the last five years before his death and a list of his business activities during the same period. If the decedent was involved in any legal proceedings in New York State, you should mention it. Don’t forget to put your own name and contact number on the second page of the form.
Where do I send form ET-141?
Submit form ET-141 at the Department of Taxation in New York State electronically or via mail.