ARE YOU SURE YOUR TAX DEDUCTIONS ARE LEGITIMATE?

Rick Rock
January 26, 2022

When tax time rolls around, some people get very creative. A recent survey of tax preparers found that their clients tried to deduct some strange things. For instance, one taxpayer tried to claim his monkey as a dependent. Another wanted to claim a deduction for an unborn child. Yet another creative taxpayer claimed a friend as a deduction. Other off-the-wall deductions included: diaper-service costs, dating-service fees, cigarettes, and even calls to a psychic hotline.

Source: Alka Seltzer survey

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