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wsmith521
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If I claim rent and I pay a friend rent in her condo, does she have to claim this on her taxes?

 
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ToddL99
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If I claim rent and I pay a friend rent in her condo, does she have to claim this on her taxes?

If you are claiming a tax deduction (or a tax credit) based on rent payments made to a friend, then your friend should report the payments as rental income on her tax returns.

 

Report the rental payments to your friend on a 1099-MISC, using Box 1.

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ToddL99
Expert Alumni

If I claim rent and I pay a friend rent in her condo, does she have to claim this on her taxes?

If you are claiming a tax deduction (or a tax credit) based on rent payments made to a friend, then your friend should report the payments as rental income on her tax returns.

 

Report the rental payments to your friend on a 1099-MISC, using Box 1.

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