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The gift from your dad is not taxable to you and you do not have to report it. Since your father gave you more than $13,000 in 1 year, he is required to file a gift tax return (Form 709) but he will not actually have to pay gift taxes as there is a credit available to offset the taxes ($1,000,000 lifetime exemption amount on excess gifts). If your father is married and his spouse agrees to gift splitting, then gift taxes may not be issue even though the forms are required to be filed.