Do Parents need to pay rent to son ?

POSTED BY dsrao ON October 19, 2013 5:11 pm ONE COMMENT

I live in my own house and bought a second house in the same apartment complex recently. My parents, who are my dependents, have moved into that house.

Since I have taken a home loan for this second house, I am planning to claim tax benefits (Principal & interest). Do I need to declare this house as “Let-out” or “self-occupied” (as my dependents are staying there)? Do I need to declare a nominal rent from my parents and pay tax on that income?

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One reply on this article “Do Parents need to pay rent to son ?”

  1. ashalanshu says:

    Dear DSRao, if the idea is to show rent and to claim, full interest benefit of home loan, yes you should charge actual rent from your parents.

    thanks

    Ashal

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