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August 2014

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Hiring Your Children to Work on Your Rental Properties



I have read your excellent articles on hiring my children.1 I think I have the perfect jobs for them in connection with my rental properties.


My concern is that there is no line item on Schedule E for wages. Does the lack of a line item mean that I can’t deduct the wages I will pay my children?




No, it simply means that the wages go on line 19 of Schedule E in the “other” expenses category.2 The IRS has only so ... Log in to view full article.

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