Looking for Tax Deductions? Don't Forget Pro Bono Expenditures

, The Legal Intelligencer


With the tax-filing deadline approaching, you've probably begun to compile your 2008 tax information -- or have at least thought about it. Attorney Barbara A. Ruth discusses one potential deduction that lawyers often miss: certain unreimbursed expenditures incident to pro bono services. And she also gives us some other good news about the IRS's generous nature: Individuals aren't usually precluded from deducting expenses associated with charitable services merely because they enjoy the activity.

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