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If I had tax planning / tax advice costs from an attorney in 12/2016 but paid the bill for these legal services in 2/2017, is the cost deductible for the 2016 tax year

 
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KarenL2
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If I had tax planning / tax advice costs from an attorney in 12/2016 but paid the bill for these legal services in 2/2017, is the cost deductible for the 2016 tax year

No.  You will deduct it on your 2017 tax return since that is the year you paid the bill.

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KarenL2
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If I had tax planning / tax advice costs from an attorney in 12/2016 but paid the bill for these legal services in 2/2017, is the cost deductible for the 2016 tax year

No.  You will deduct it on your 2017 tax return since that is the year you paid the bill.

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