9 wackiest tax deductions of the year

May 2009
Tax Strategist;May2009, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p6
The article reports on the 2009 edition of the nine wackiest tax deductions compiled by the web site bankrate.com in the U.S. These include the case of two single men who jointly filed as a married couple at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Another involves a taxpayer who claimed tax deductions for spas and swimming pools as a business expense. Moreover, the IRS allowed a deduction for a client who dug a tree and donated it to charity.


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