Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Almost Wordless Wednesday: Tax day for you and your dog

It's April 15! Have you filed your taxes yet?





This is your friendly reminder that your pet is not tax deductible unless:
  • They're a service dog.
  • You can make money off of them (like if your dog does commercials).
I was also reminded by Tampa Bay Beagle Rescue that if you foster a pet for a 501(c)3 non-profit, you can take off those expenses too! Do you foster?
Otherwise, even though your dog or cat is your child, the government doesn't actually consider them children.

12 comments :

  1. I wonder if wearing human hats makes me a deduction? It is simply not fair Mom has to foot the bill for human children of others for school, etc, but can't deduct her fur kids. Bad IRS!

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    1. Does your mom make money from it, Emma? Then maybe!

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  2. Yay! Got money for treats coming. I hope its the good kind. Ma did our taxes a month ago. Shh, don't tell dad that when ma transferred the money from checking to savings that she keep a couple hundred out for Blogpaws.
    Signed ,
    Tax deductible poodle.

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    1. Oooh! Well you have to have party money!

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    1. When it comes to treats, Lulu is Einstein!

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  4. Oh, if only....If only we could claim our pups as dependents! :)

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  5. The way Luna spends money she must think she is tax deductible. I wish! She better start earning her keep!
    -Jessica from Beagles & Bargains

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  6. Love it! BTW - we are planning to do a post highlighting the Beagle and would love to have you/your dog featured. Maybe we could do a Q&A? Let us know if you would be interested.

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  7. Oh Lawd = Harley and I are definitely in trouble then! LOL

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