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Subject:  Re: Deductions against Schedule C Income Date:  2/22/2005  10:52 PM
Author:  Ozymandios Number:  77128 of 121061

How does one define an office? If I have a "room" set aside with nothing else in it than a computer, printer, fax machine etc. that I mostly use to follow up on complex patients that I saw during the day, but that I also use for personel email etc., does that qualify as an
"office"? Seems like you can make an arguement either way. At the vary least you could try to deduct with the arguement that you were making the deduction in good faith even if the IRS doesn't see it your way. How do you define the line between making creative yet legitimate deductions and breaking the tax law?
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