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Adlerdriver
02-11-2010, 10:12 AM
Is an aviation watch like a citizen skyhawk that is used primarily for work, a tax deductible item for an airline pilot?
Thanks


AirlineCPA
02-11-2010, 11:22 AM
Is an aviation watch like a citizen skyhawk that is used primarily for work, a tax deductible item for an airline pilot?
Thanks

Unfortunately not. IRS Publication 17 (http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p17.pdf) states. . .

"You cannot deduct the cost of a wristwatch, even if there is a job requirement that you know the correct time to properly perform your duties."

It's on page 207 if you're curious.

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