does money inherited by the sale of parent’s house have to be reported as income?


my friend’s mother in law died in 2005 she wrote a will saying the house would be sold upon her death with proceeds going to her 4 daughters. the house was sold in 2006 does the money my friend’s wife received from the sale of the house have to be reported on their 2006 tax return? is it considered ordinary income or inheritence or what thanks for reading this
hello the proceeds have already been distributed and in her posession the sale was in the state of california

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