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coyne34

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Arizona
I know I can gift up to $10,000 to my son without tax liabilities. Can I also lend him $10,000 the same year in order for him to buy rental property, also with no tax liabilities? Thanks.
 


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loku

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Gift and loan

If you are married, your spouse can “join in the gift” and the two of you can give him $20,000 without gift tax consequences.

If you give him over $10,000, there is a lifetime exclusion of $675,000 you can apply against the gift.

To answer your question, yes, you can also lend him $10,000, or as much as you want. However, make sure it is a loan and not a disguised gift.
 

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