Q: How do I stop partner from keeping all of the rent from our property in Puerto Rico refusing to pay the taxes?
A: Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. The best remedy is to speak with your partner and explain that taxes are an obligational part of life . One can go to mail for tax evation. If this remedy does not work then you Will have to file a court claim requesting the Court to order the partner to pay the taxes and pay you your share of the profits on the Property rentals. You may also consider using a third party rental agency such as an Attorney or employee to administrate the rental business, collect the rent, pay the taxes due and then distribute the profits to the owners of the rental business.
Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.