The Strangest Things People Ask for a Tax Deduction

The Strangest Things People Ask for a Tax Deduction

Can you install a pool in your property and get a tax deduction on it? Yes, you can. How about deducting beer expenses from your taxes? Yes, you can.

Want more strange deductions from the world of taxes? Here are some examples:

Get a beautiful garden, tax free

Working from home? You can pretty your garden an get a tax deduction on it:

Lowering your cholesterol level, tax free

Dieting or exercising for getting in shape can get your tax deducted:

Get three Evian water bottles a day, tax free

A woman get a prescription for three Evian water bottles a day, allowing her to deduct $1,095 from her taxes:

Hire your girlfriend to help you run a business, tax free

Hiring your girlfriend to run errands for your business can get you a tax deduction:

Yes, those deductions are legitimate. But you don’t have to do those to deduct from your business taxes legally – you can do these less-strange deductions: Depreciations and auto expenses.

Get creative with your taxes – but not too creative! You could trigger an audit if you do.

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