Sample Rent Receipt Form
Looking for a standard rent receipt template that will work beautifully
with all lease types? Then look no further because you have just found
Before Using Our Receipt for Rent Payment, You Should Know These Facts
Before diving into our examples of free rent receipts, let's tackle
this burning question that we get asked so often: "Do I (the landlord)
have to dish out a receipt for rent paid in the first place?"
The answer is yes... if you find yourself wading in either of these scenarios:
1. If your local landlord tenant law requires landlords to give their
tenants a written receipt after rent is collected. If you don't give
out receipts and the tenant lodges a formal complaint, you can be
smacked with fines and other hefty fees.
2. If your tenant asks for a receipt (and you can expect a
clever/experienced tenant to do so), you often have no reason to reject
him or her. In fact, the laws in most areas do back the tenants up on
this matter: It's often well within a tenant's legal rights to ask for
a rent payment receipt.
It goes without saying that every time a receipt is given out, a copy
should be made and filed somewhere safe. This point seems simple
enough, but you will be surprised by the sheer number of possible
disputes it can pull you out of (especially you are stuck in a choppy
Honestly we can imagine very few things that's more important than your rent money, so Click here for some good advice on collecting rent from tenants.
* While we make every effort to ensure that our free rent receipt template is helpful and updated, you
must edit it
according to your personal needs and local landlord tenant laws. Always
seek legal advice when in doubt.
It is hereby acknowledged that the sum of $ _______________ was
received from the Tenant ______________________________ as rent payment
for the lease of the Premises located at
for the period of ______________________________ to ______________________________.
Payment method for the above sum received (tick one):
[ ] Cash
[ ] Check, Number: _______________
[ ] Money Order, Number: _______________
[ ] Bank Transfer, Number: _______________
[ ] Paypal, Transaction ID: _______________
[ ] Others: ______________________________
Landlord Name: ______________________________
Landlord Signature: ______________________________
Outstanding rent balance owing by Tenant (if any): $ _______________
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