What happens if a dead person doesn't do their final tax return?
@levisan Trump gets an extra piece of cake
@levisan The duty falls to the executor of the estate, I think. Or whoever the IRS decides was supposed to be the executor of the estate if there was none specified in writing
@monerica Ah, that would make sense.
@levisan To the original question - penalties occur just like any other late return.
The IRS has several pages about this like
The executor of the estate or spouse generally has to take care of this.