You Deducted What?! Devious Deductions and Eccentric Tax Evaders covers strange but legitimate deductions, failed tax deductions, and celebrity tax evaders. Here are some of the facts:
Legitimate Tax Deductions: The cost of cat food was written off as a business expense for a junkyard owner with a rat and snake problem.
Failed Tax Deductions: One man tried to deduct his mink coat as a business expense, claiming it was a conversation starter when visiting clients.
Celebrity Tax Evaders: Wesley Snipes owed the IRS $15 million but paid it off and went to federal prison for three years