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CAN I DEDUCT FEES PAID TO AN ATTORNEY FOR BANKRUPTCY SERVICE

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IN 2007 I RETAINED AN ATTORNEY TO HANDLE A CHAPTER 13. CAN THE FEE ($1500.00) BE DEDUCTED FROM MY 2007 TAXES. THE CHAPTER 13 IS BEING DISMISSED.
Hello and thank you for using Just Answer. You can only deduct legal fees incurred in attempting to produce or collect taxable income or that are paid in connection with the determination , collection or refund of any tax. You cannot deduct fees paid to a attorney for bankruptcy service.
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