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Top Ten Odd Ball Tax Deductions

Top Ten Odd Ball Tax Deductions

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6. Babysitting fees

Fees paid to a sitter to enable a mother to get out of the house and do volunteer work for a charity are deductible as charitable contributions, even though the money didn’t go directly to the charity, according to the Tax Court. The Court expressly rejected a contrary IRS revenue ruling.

7. Breast augmentation

In an effort to get more tips, a stripper with the stage name “Chesty Love” decided to get breast implants to make her a size 56FF. A female Tax Court judge allowed Chesty to write off the cost of her operation, equating her new assets to a stage prop. Alas, the operation proved to be a problem for Chesty. She later tripped and ruptured one of her implants.

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