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My 100 year old mother wants to gift the balance of a home loan to my brother, Balance is aprrox $35,000. What are the mechanics?

Accountant's Assistant: Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?

No I don't believe so.

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Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you.

Because the $35,000 is more than the annual limit gift limit of $14,000, your mother will need to file Form 709 to report the gift.

Unless she has exceeded her lifetime gift cap of $5.49 million, no tax will be due.

There are no tax implications for your brother. Gifts are not taxable in the U.S.

Here's the link to Form 709 and its instructions:

https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/about-form-709-united-states-gift-and-generation-skipping-transfer-tax-return

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Just following up with you to see if you have any other questions. If so, please let me know so I can continue to help you.

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