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Annie Wu, Home Buyer in Washington, PA

I paid for a short term rental in full. The renter now wants me pay 10% of the total to the Marin County Tax Collector, is that my responsibility?

Asked by Annie Wu, Washington, PA Sun Dec 1, 2013

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The lease agreement should detail all monies you are obligated to pay.
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It is not your responsibility to pay Landlord's tax. Property tax is due in a few days or he will have to start paying late fees.
It makes very little sense you should write two checks one for rent less the 10% and one check to Marin County Tax Collector! He may be trying to show less in rent for an income property? I have no idea but I wouldn't do it.
Have a short term rental agreement drawn up showing what your rent is in total and a receipt showing that you paid your rent in full for that duration. He can write the tax collector himself, he's a grown up isn't he?
Good luck!
Liz
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