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Subject: Re: FLASH: [OT] Tax Deductible Work?
From: Brad Merritt
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 15:47:32 +0100

At 08:36 AM 3/30/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Hi, everyone.....
>This past year, we wound up doing a pretty fair amount of work for free for
>a charity that we support. Logo recreation, mastheads for newsletters, etc
>(for web and print), and someone suggested that we should deduct the work
>on our U.S. Federal Income Taxes. Our accountant seems to think that we
>could only deduct materials (disks, shipping costs) and not services, which
>wouldn't amount to anything since we worked via email and FTP. We live in a
>rural area, and have to wonder if he just doesn't understand that digital
>work is not some ethereal thing, but the equivalent of old-fashioned
>mechanicals that were photographed and printed - something tangible.
>Does anyone know the answer or a source on the web where we might find it?
Your accountant is correct, you cannot deduct your time. I tried the same

Brad Merritt

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