The limit on tax-free gifts is $14,000 per person, as of 2015, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Any amount over this is subjected to gift taxes. More » Business & Finance Taxes

Individuals can make gifts to anyone they choose, including their children, in amounts up to the Internal Revenue Services' annual exclusion without being at risk of paying gift taxes, according to Intuit. For tax year 2... More » Business & Finance Taxes

The main reason for the institution of the gift tax is to prevent individuals from giving away their estates to a select group of people tax-free, reports Intuit. However, and in keeping with this rationale, small gifts ... More » Business & Finance Taxes
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