‘Is this deductible?’ Don’t even bother asking.


You're a week away from paydirt, tax preparers. April 17 is so close you can almost taste it, right? Just one last mad dash to the finish line, then it's time to par-tay! Or sleep. Whatever ... pick your poison.

In the meantime, there's work to do. If you're like most CPAs, you've probably seen your share of, shall we say, creative deductions cross your desk for inspection.

But lord, they can't be more creative than these:

Can you top that? What's the craziest deduction you've ever seen a client try to get away with?


Bill Sheridan