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Nondeductible Expenses

Common nondeductible expenses are: Work clothes suitable for street wear Commuting expenses Credit card fees or Interest Club dues Divorce Legal fees Political contributions Cost of entertaining friends Telephone expenses of first main line Tax exempt income expenses Funeral expenses Gambling losses in excess of gambling winnings Hobby expenses in excess of hobby income Homeowner's association assessments Pet and animal expenses Residence repairs and improvements Residence Loss on Sale Life Insurance Parking tickets and fines

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