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Khums on the rent deposit by the receiver/depositor

Q: Is khums obligatory for the house tenant or the landlord on the money that the tenant deposits with the landlord?

A: If the money is from the annual earnings of the tenant then its khums is obligatory for the tenant after the landlord returns it and the landlord, who takes it as a loan, is not liable for its khums.
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