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I have a similar situation as the post in the following

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I have a similar situation as the post in the following link.
http://www.justanswer.com/tax/1y5x6-foreign-gift-tax-question.html
I am on F-1 (pending change of status to h1-b) visa, and will be receiving money from my parents as gifts to purchase a house. Due to money transfer restrictions the total amount of money will have to be broken into 10+ transfers from multiple people (family and friends). What implication does this have on my tax and what is on my duty to be reported? What about other duties/implications regarding receiving money as gift from overseas in this way?
Thanks,
Fiona
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Barbara replied 2 years ago.
Hi, Fiona.
Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to assist you with your tax question today.
The explanation given in the link you provided is accurate as to the tax liability of gifts. There is no tax liability for these gifts to you. If the gifts total more than $100,000, you will have a reporting requirement and will use Form 3520.
http://www.irs.gov/uac/Form-3520,-Annual-Return-To-Report-Transactions-With-Foreign-Trusts-and-Receipt-of-Certain-Foreign-Gifts
The donors (your family and friends) have no reporting requirement and/or tax liability because they are not in the U.S.
Please let me know if you require further information or clarification.
Thank you and best regards,
Barb
Expert:  Barbara replied 2 years ago.
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Barb