My dad died without taking his RMD for 2021. What’s the deadline for me to take it?

My dad died without taking his RMD for 2021. What’s the deadline for me to take it?
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Yes, the Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) he was going to take must be made. If that is true, you became the owner of the funds in the IRA as soon as he died as a matter of law. The RMD for 2021 is based on his age and his Dec. 31, 2020, account balance.

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