April 15, 2018 20:20 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 take the renter's deduction and also the homeowner's property tax deduction? Do I have to figure county tax? Can I file my Indiana individual income tax online? Are gambling winnings taxable?