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If I received a giftcard for my birthday and I bought business supplies with it, is the price of the business supplies tax deductible?
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Absolutely! It doesn’t matter if the purchase is made with a personal account or card, any funds spent on business supplies qualify as a deduction. Since the transaction won’t show up on your bank statement, be sure to hang on to the receipt so that the transaction isn’t forgotten at tax-time.

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Sarah York, EA

Sarah is an Enrolled Agent with the IRS and has 6 years of tax and accounting experience. She's an avid hiker, animal lover, and self-proclaimed chocolate connoisseur.

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