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If a person receives a cash gift of $15,000 or more is there

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If a person receives a cash gift of $15,000 or more is there a special Federal reporting requirement and payment of tax ?
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The receiver does not pay tax on a gift. The only reporting requirement by the receiver would be if they receive a gift from a non US person that is $100,000 or more. If that happened then the receiver (if a US person) would use form 3520 but still no tax to pay for the receiver.

The giver if a US person would have to report any gift to one person if $14000 or more. That is done using form 709.

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