[Noisebridge-discuss] 2010 taxes
d p fenn
weasel at meer.net
Thu Jan 13 10:28:13 PST 2011
Le Jan 12, 2011 à 9:36 PM, Dr. Jesus a écrit :
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 9:27 PM, Jacob Appelbaum <jacob at appelbaum.net> wrote:
>> On 01/12/2011 09:01 PM, Dr. Jesus wrote:
>>> Who's deducting their membership dues from their taxes? My accountant
>>> says as long as I'm not receiving any value from my membership then I
>>> can deduct the full amount, but I don't want to find out the hard way
>>> that there's a catch I didn't think of.
>> I do not believe this to be true unless any membership fees count.
>> Membership fees are not a donation.
> Deductibility seems to hinge on whether value is being obtained in
> exchange for the dues, not whether they are a donation.
the other route you could go is calling your membership to a professional organization. dues or whatever for things like IEEE/ACM are deductable.
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