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My dad will be going to term care. and probably on Medicaid.

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My dad will be going to long term care. and probably on Medicaid. My mom is going into independent living apartment. Can their house be rented and if so who gets to keep the rent money
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Finance
Expert:  TaxRobin replied 7 months ago.


Your parents can change their use of the home to rental and they would be the ones to report the income and claim the expenses on Schedule E.

The owner of the property is the one to report rental income and claim rental deductions.

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