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kstorlie
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Lawyer fees and accountant fees

We had to hire a lawyer to fight with the IRS over our 2014 filing. We also had to pay $700 for an accountantto review and refill those taxes. Is any of the $6,000 or $700 deductible?
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KatrinaB
Intuit Alumni

Lawyer fees and accountant fees

Yes. You can deduct these type of expenses, as long as you itemize deductions. They will be included as miscellaneous deductions and the deduction will be limited by 2% of your adjusted gross income. Therefore, you will get a deduction for the amount of expenses that exceed 2% of your adjusted gross income. Please view the Turbo Tax FAQ below, for more information about these itemized deductions.

https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/tax-tips/Tax-Deductions-and-Credits/Tax-Deduction-Wisdom---Sho...


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