There are many possible duties of an Executor. For example, advertising for creditors on a website such as www.securednotice.com. The following is the first part of a list of possible Executor Duties.
1. Make necessary funeral arrangements including payment. It is unlikely that funeral expenses are tax-deductible.
2. Advertise for creditors. Use www.securednotice.com to replace or supplement newspaper ads.
3.Change mailing address, cancel subscriptions, credit cards, disconnect utilities. Pay bills, credit cards, mortgage, etc.
4.Locate and examine last will and testament.
5.Determine names, addresses, phone numbers, birth dates, and government ID numbers of beneficiaries / next of kin. Notify them.
6.Safeguard valuables such as jewels, cash. Dispose of perishable assets.