Melbourne, FL asked in Real Estate Law and Tax Law for South Carolina

Q: Are we required to pay rent if the sales tax on a house has not been paid

Delinquent tax notice came on door

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Eric  Day
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Eric Day
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  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Henderson, NV

A: You are required to pay rent because your rent obligation is determined through the contract you have with the landlord. The past taxes are the responsibility of the landlord, but this will not relieve you of your obligation to perform under your rental agreement as contracted with the landlord. However, you may want to look around for somewhere else to live depending on how delinquent they are.

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