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Sun Block = Deduction?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by nt1, May 18, 2006.

  1. nt1

    nt1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 295

    Would sunblock be considered a legal deduction?

    I go through a few bottles every season.
  2. Gatewayuser

    Gatewayuser LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,765

    It sure is!
    I just bought $300 worth of sun screen wipes and I will write it off.
  3. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,267

    I have never tried that one,but hey you mine as well try...all your accountant can say is no.
  4. gqnine44

    gqnine44 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 502

    A few bottles? What that set you back? Five bucks?

    Go ahead wite it off. Live a little!
  5. richallseasons

    richallseasons LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 479

    anything that you need or use in the corse of doing business should be a deduction:usflag:
  6. JJLandscapes

    JJLandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 682

    the fact that you ask a question like that gets me angry...Be careful make sure you only use that sunscreen for work purposes or you might get audited
  7. nt1

    nt1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 295

    Well, I am usually conservative with my deductions but it never hurts to use any legal deduction be it small or large.

    Seasonal cost of sunblock runs about $50 to $70. So it is not exactly breaking the bank.

    I suppose it is a "neccesary expense for this line of work".

    In any case I started this thread thinking it might spark a list others "small deductions" that I might not have considered.

    Thanks for the replies!

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