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My dogs are my emotional support animals, so am I able to write off all their expenses as well since they help me with my day to day sanity and support as a independent contractor?
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Yes, and you'll just need a note from your doctor. Emotional support animals, and the cost to care for them, are considered medical expenses and are deductible

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