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are lawer fee deductibie, their were for 10,000 . it was a

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are lawer fee deductibie, their were for 10,000 . it was a felone charge
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Merlo replied 7 years ago.

Hello redlips,


Unfortunately, the only time that attorney fees are allowed as a tax deduction is if they involved some type of lawsuit which produced taxable income for you. Attorney fees paid for any type of defense against charges are not allowed as a deduction.


I am sorry I could not give you information that contained a more favorable outcome to your situation.


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Thank you redlips