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Is it appropriate, or legal, to ask tax return from the

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Is it appropriate, or legal, to ask for a tax return from the applicants when renting a condo ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  CalAttorney2 replied 1 year ago.
Yes, it is legal for a landlord to ask for a copy of a prospective tenant's tax return as part of a rental application. Most landlords will only ask for the 1st page of your return (the part that shows your Income and Adjusted Gross Income), but some will request both pages.