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I am going to give a gift within the $14,000 limitation.

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I am going to give a gift within the $14,000 limitation. Does the recipient have to include the gift as part of his income?
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No, gifts are never reported as income by the recipient. Nor, as a general rule, is the recipient subject to any tax on the gift.

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