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How much money can I gift to my adult children without them

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How much money can I gift to my adult children without them paying income tax?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Richard replied 5 years ago.

Good morning. There is never any income tax payable with respect to gifts. And, they will not incur gift tax as a result of gifts from you. But, the gifts that you can make to your children without incurring any gift tax are as follows: i) you can give $13,000 per year per child without doing anything; and ii) in addition, you have a $5,000,000 lifetime gift exemption...meaning you can give an additional $5,000,000 in the aggregate to your children during your life without incurring any gift tax, but you will need to file a gift tax return to report to the IRS how much of your exemption you are using with each gift.




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