There’s a maximum age for the income tax. How old do I have to be before I can stop paying taxes? is apparently a frequent question from clients, but no matter how old you get, you are always eligible for the income tax.

If there’s no document, there’s no income. Income is income, regardless of whether the taxpayer or the IRS received an information reporting form about it. I need to look presentable for clients, so … Except with certain work-related uniforms and very specific occupations, needing to look good doesn’t mean you get to deduct gym or spa memberships, health foods, or nice clothes.

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