The unfortunate situation a family may face when an earning person suddenly expires . In such tragic situation , one more problem is of tax compliance. As per the law , it is the duty of legal heir to comply with filing of tax return related to income earned by the deceased family member before his death and certain income which may be earned after the event of death. Then , there may be cases that the property of the deceased could not be partitioned among heirs and the income from such a property is still being earned . This post is to present solution to deal with such confusing situations as far as compliance with tax laws are concerned . So, just read to know how to handle income tax issues in such unfortunate event of death of earning family members ?