Tax Court: NYC lawyer can’t deduct $100K+ for sex “therapy”

by Walter Olson on September 15, 2009

TaxProf: “The Tax Court yesterday denied a New York tax lawyer’s claimed $100,000+ medical expense deduction for the costs of prostitutes and pornographic material.” Earlier here. More: Gothamist last year on related state-tax enforcement action (“The state auditor also argued that ‘in addition to being illegal in New York State, these expenses are not substantiated with receipts.'”


1 wfjag 09.15.09 at 3:47 pm

“But, Your Honor, I got my tax advice from ACORN!”

2 Madalyn 09.15.09 at 10:32 pm

If he had been in congress, he wouldn’t have to pay ANY taxes, and the prostitutes would have been paid for by taxpayers. That’s what our politicians are best at.

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