What is the best way to verify income?

I have two potential tenants who are stating incomes which by our judgement are much higher than you may expect for their jobs (dog groomers make $72k per year?). We would really like to verify these claims before moving them in; is there a service that can do the leg work for us?

Good morning. Sorry for the de...

Good morning. Sorry for the delay in replying. That does sounds a little high. The easiest thing would be to simply ask for a pay stub or tax return. If they will tell you what they make but won't verify it then they are probably not telling you the whole story.


I agree with richardbroer. Tax doc or W-9

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