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8 Outrageous Tax Write-Offs (Slideshow)

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1. Caribbean Vacation.

Itching to take a trip to the beach, but want to be economical about it? Just plan a business meeting to one of the many Caribbean islands, Central American countries (and even Canada) that the IRS allows you to write off. Unlike destinations across the pond, you don’t need to justify your reason for planning a meeting or convention outside of the U.S.

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Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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8:31PM PDT on Jun 19, 2012

wow... hmm.. landscaping, vacation? hell yes! and ouch.. my uhmmm... back. yes. i need a pool. lol

5:56PM PDT on Apr 28, 2012

unbelievable!

1:56AM PDT on Apr 26, 2012

Only a rich, corrupt, corporate person would do these things.

10:00PM PDT on Apr 19, 2012

No justification or proof for a tropical "business meeting". Wow.

4:30PM PDT on Apr 18, 2012

Thanks for this one; let's hope it makes legislators think.

11:40AM PDT on Apr 18, 2012

Don't think that giving tax advantages to people working from their homes is a problem. Would like to see a minimum tax imposed on corporations and individuals - would like to see GE and Boeing pay their fair share.

11:36AM PDT on Apr 18, 2012

You're correct in saying that these write-offs ARE outrageous!

8:12AM PDT on Apr 18, 2012

thnx

4:24AM PDT on Apr 18, 2012

And the rich keep getting richer while the poor keep getting poorer. It's no wonder why the middle class has all but disappeared.

3:32PM PDT on Apr 17, 2012

ty

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