November 13, 2020 19:26 Updated Follow No, this deduction is only available to the person who is living in the rented residence. More information on the renter's deduction may be found in Information Bulletin #38, or by contacting the Department of Revenue. Related articles Can a college student claim the renter's deduction? Can I file my Indiana individual income tax online? Are gambling winnings taxable? Can I pay the taxes I owe online? Where do I go for tax forms?