A rent receipt is a document that records and proves that rent has been paid by the tenant for a determined period (week, month).
Many states require landlords to give tenants a receipt for the rent.
Uses for a receipt:
A simple Receipt form should include the following:
Date ___/___/______ Receipt # ______________
This receipt acknowledges that the amount of $ _______,___ (____________________
__________________________) has been received by _________________________ the landlord/manager for the rental property located at _______________________________ for the period of ___/___/____ through ___/___/____, and has been paid by ______________________, the tenant.
___ This amount represents FULL payment for the rent period.
___ This amount represents ________ payment for the rent period. Remaining balance is $__________
Payment made by:
___ Money Order # _____________
___ Check # __________________
___________________________ Landlord’s Signature
___________________________ Phone Number
RECEIPT FOR RENT PAYMENT
On _____/______/___________ (date), ___________________________________ (tenant’s name) paid $ ______,___ (________________________________________________) for rent on _____________________________________ (address).
Payment made in:
___CHECK NO. _____________
___MONEY ORDER NO. _______________
The tenant still owes $ ______________________ (balance due after payment).
Money Received By:
______________________________________ (Landlord signature)______________________________________ (Print name)
Rental property’s managers should give the tenant a receipt when he/she makes a payment.
A receipt offers additional documentation that the house or apartment rent was paid.
Also acknowledges that Landlord has received payment in full for the rental period described.
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