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As long as gifts are not taxable - you do not need to claim them on your tax return.
You might only need to claim gifts from abroad.
As a recipient of a gift - you do not need to claim it as income. Regardless of the value. Please see for reference IRS publication 525 page 34 (left column)- http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p525.pdf
Gifts and inheritances. Generally, property you receive as a gift, bequest, or inheritance is not included in your income. However, if property you receive this way later produces income such as interest, dividends, or rents, that income is taxable to you. If property is given to a trust and the income from it is paid, credited, or distributed to you, that income is also taxable to you. If the gift, bequest, or inheritance is the income from the property, that income is taxable to you.
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That is not correct - you would only report gifts from abroad.
Since these are not gifts from abroad and they are not taxable - no need to report these gifts to the IRS.
That is also true for your state - as long as you do not apply for any government assistance - no need to report gifts that you received.
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