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I couldn't figure it out from the IRS form either, but then saw it again yesterday on the "things we've accomplished" portion of the ACEC website. When I asked my wife about it, she said my accountant had been taking the deduction all along. Hrm. Well, that's why professionals get paid - he keeps tabs on my taxes, and I keep buildings from falling down.
Jordan


Mark Johnson wrote:

Rich,

 

This is a tax deduction.  On the third page, it says it deals with, among other things:

 

“Engineering or architectural services you perform in the United States in your engineering or architectural services trade or business ….

 

HTH

MJ



--- On Sat, 3/21/09, Rich Lewis <seaint04(--nospam--at)lewisengineering.com> wrote:
From: Rich Lewis <seaint04(--nospam--at)lewisengineering.com>
Subject: RE: OT - Taxes
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Date: Saturday, March 21, 2009, 8:12 AM

Sorry, the default text of mark’s message got screwed up in the last reply.

 

Mark,

 

Why don’t you say what you’re going after here instead of repeating the message?  I read the first few paragraphs of the irs publication.  It deals with the film industry.  What does it have to do with engineering firms?

 

Rich

 

 

From: Mark Johnson [mailto:markajohn(--nospam--at)yahoo.com]
Sent: Thursday, March 19, 2009 10:08 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: OT - Taxes

 

I saw this:

http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i8903.pdf

on another group list.  Some of the people there are filing amendments for past years too and coming up with some money.  I haven’t started my taxes yet but this looks promising.

 

MJ

 

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