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Subject:  Re: Tax implication on receiving a car Date:  7/26/1999  12:05 PM
Author:  Bob78164 Number:  17665 of 127545

TheBadger writes:

Sounds like a gift to me & presuming that the value of the car now (at time of the gift) is under $20k, no taxes due.

I reply:

In any event, the recipient will owe no taxes. The giftor(s) might have to worry about a reduction in the unified gift/estate tax credit if the value of the car is more than $10,000 per giftor at the time of the gift. I believe that you're assuming that there are, in fact, two giftors, and given that title is in the mother's name, that may or may not be true. --Bob
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