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Suits & Dresses - Cleaning

The costs of buying and maintaining clothing that can be considered suitable for street wear are not deductible. The costs of buying and maintaining Uniforms or work clothes not suitable for street wear are deductible. Uniforms for police or fireman are examples of uniform itemized deductions.

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