Thanks. In that case, this is not income. Rather, it is simply a deposit to pay his bills. The money does not belong to you and does not increase your net worth at all. The extra 20 dollars could be considered income if paid to you to compensate you for these services. Otherwise, if you had to give it back, it would not be income. Or, you could treat is as a gift if it was not to be paid back and not designed to compensate you.
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