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Subject: Re: Can I write this off? Date: 10/21/2001 12:09 AM
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Does anyone have any advice/recommendations about where I can go to get a detailed list about what I can and cannot write off?

Start with IRS Pub 334 Guide for Small Business. H & R Block tax offices "might" have a publication specifically for realtors. You might also check with other tax preparers.

But even if one of these places has the "List", you might best help yourself in this first year of operation to get some professional advice about how to keep proper records and get the most of your deductions. Recordkeeping is everything if you ever get audited.

And a pro might give you a tip you may not find in any publication. Tax laws are sort of like recipes. If you combine two parts of the law, you may get more tax relief than if you just used each of those same two laws independently. You've heard stories before, I'm sure, how different tax preparers come up with different answers using the same facts. It's legal interpretations that make the difference.

To find a tax pro in your area, check out www.naea.org or www.natptax.com.

Best wishes.

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