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No. That would not be required.
However, you should note that if there's a mortgage on the property, the related interest expense would not be deductible by the son unless the son was also an owner of the property; the same with real estate taxes.
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What if the parent pays the property taxes, can the parent deduct them on Schedule A?
Yes, as he owns the property.
If, of course he has sufficient itemized deductions to use rather than the standard deduction.
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