Results for - Weird tax deductions that can save you money

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Tax Time!

Are you familiar with some of these tax deductions?

1. Are you familiar with some of these tax deductions?

Cruising, as a Business Expense: luxury cruise to a business convention.
6%
123 votes
Whaling: you must be recognized by the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission as a whaling captain.
3%
57 votes
Historic Preservation can also Conserve on Taxes: own an old house or other building in a historic district.
9%
181 votes
Sprucing up your Appearance: lawn care expenses might be deductible if you work from home.
6%
119 votes
Pools as Medical Expenses: it may be deductible, along with chemicals, heating, cleaning and other spending on general upkeep.
6%
118 votes
Fostering Animals: cats or dogs under foster care in their homes on behalf of legitimate (501c), nonprofit animal charities may deduct unreimbursed expenses directly related to animal care.
7%
130 votes
Hosting a Foreign Student: if you put up a foreign exchange student in 12th grade or below, you may be able to deduct nonreimbursed expenses for each month he or she stays in your home.
9%
177 votes
Pets on the Move: if you meet the IRS rules for deducting moving expenses because you're taking a new job, you can include the cost of shipping your pet to your new home.
4%
72 votes
Safari Write-Off: you need to make a business argument for your exotic travels.
1%
24 votes
na
73%
1,402 votes

2. Do you find some of these tax deductions ridiculous?

Yes
58%
1,115 votes
No
15%
278 votes
Undecided
12%
229 votes
Not Applicable
15%
287 votes

3. Do you use a a tax professional when filing your taxes?

Yes
34%
654 votes
No
46%
869 votes
Undecided
3%
51 votes
Not Applicable
18%
335 votes

4. Did you know you have until April 18th to file your taxes?

Yes
50%
961 votes
No
26%
496 votes
Undecided
3%
64 votes
Not Applicable
20%
388 votes
02/07/2016 Money 1909 21 By: SmokeyandBandit

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