topic Legal fees for employer unpaid wages in Get your taxes done using TurboTax https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/legal-fees-for-employer-unpaid-wages/01/340170#M142136 <P>I brought a law suit against my employer for unpaid accured vacation pay in 2017. The case will not be settled until 2018. I have legal fees in both 2017 and 2018. I have not settlement from the emplyer yet. Can I deduct the legal fees in 2017 before the case is settled. If settled, can I deduct the 2017 legal fees in 2018?<BR /></P> Mon, 03 Jun 2019 20:03:46 GMT semnet 2019-06-03T20:03:46Z Legal fees for employer unpaid wages https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/legal-fees-for-employer-unpaid-wages/01/340170#M142136 <P>I brought a law suit against my employer for unpaid accured vacation pay in 2017. The case will not be settled until 2018. I have legal fees in both 2017 and 2018. I have not settlement from the emplyer yet. Can I deduct the legal fees in 2017 before the case is settled. If settled, can I deduct the 2017 legal fees in 2018?<BR /></P> Mon, 03 Jun 2019 20:03:46 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/legal-fees-for-employer-unpaid-wages/01/340170#M142136 semnet 2019-06-03T20:03:46Z Yes, legal fees to produce taxable income are deductible... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/yes-legal-fees-to-produce-taxable-income-are-deductible/01/340180#M142142 <P>Yes, legal fees to produce taxable income are deductible as miscellaneous expenses in the year that you pay them.</P> Mon, 03 Jun 2019 20:03:47 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/yes-legal-fees-to-produce-taxable-income-are-deductible/01/340180#M142142 IsabellaG 2019-06-03T20:03:47Z
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