my Father lived and worked (self employed in entertainment) in Europe for nearly 50 Years. He never filed any tax returns to IRS or FTB. He was quite wealthy and left a will to be executed in the US. All his assets are in Europe. If the choice of law and thus the will is approved, what do the heirs have to face in penalty payment from the assets? Will they also face penalties if the will is not approved? Will they have to pay penalties for gifts given before the death as well?
Back taxes, penalty, and interest, may be taken out of the estate BEFORE those who inherit receive anything.
First, you have posted in the wrong forum. This is the immigration forum. Repost in the Wiils and Trusts forum.
I strongly suggest you retain a good attorney to handle the estate.
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