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Some taxpayers just get a wild hair when it comes to shaving their tax burdens.

"I was preparing a tax return for a state trooper who was trying to deduct everything under the sun," says another Massachusetts CPA. "He had listed haircuts as a deduction. I asked him why he thought haircuts were deductible. He replied that his hair had to be cut short as a requirement of his job."

Did he provide the trooper his tax trim? Naw.

"I responded that your employer probably requires daily bathing, too, but you can't deduct the soap."


 

 

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