Q: My apartment refuses to issue me a receipt of a one-time settlement fee. Is this a violation to this code?
I moved from one unit to another in the same apartment and paid a one-time settlement fee for the transfer. They are telling me to inquire regarding the receipt to the bank that I remitted this payment from and just doesn’t make sense why a bank in which processed a payment would issue a receipt on behalf of payee. I am trying to expense the fee and need proof of itemized breakdown of my payment which they are rejecting.
A copy of your check should be good enough to expense it.
In my opinion:
The management most likely is not wanting to give you a receipt
because they do not want a written trail, ie, they are likely either
avoiding paying taxes on it, OR not telling the real LL they are
skimming that money and well, essentially, stealing it.
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