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faithj
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I ran a half marathon for a charity and wore their shirt can i write off the mileage and travel costs to get me to the event?

 
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RichardG
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I ran a half marathon for a charity and wore their shirt can i write off the mileage and travel costs to get me to the event?

Unfortunately, no.  The IRS will allow taxpayers to deduct travel costs in connection with volunteering for a charity, but costs associated with attending a fund raiser are considered nondeductible personal expenses. 

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