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can I deduct money I spent on a bail bond

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Submitted: 8 years ago.
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Expert:  Merlo replied 8 years ago.


No unfortunately that is not a deductible expense. You cannot really deduct any expenses at all in connection with legal/criminal issues, including any attorney fees or court costs you may have to pay.

Sorry for the bad news because I am sure you were hoping this was a deductible expense,but it is not under current regulations.

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