13 crazy tax deductions

From hermit crab food and Viagra to a toupee and scuba trips, taxpayers (try to) deduct the wildest things.

Extra big suit

tax deductions suit

As a concert organist, you often have to move back and forth between multiple keyboards and lots of pedals. To have a little extra flexibility to move his arms and legs around, one New York organist decided to get one of his suits tailored so that the pant legs and sleeves were about six inches longer.

Because this rendered the outfit unsuitable for everyday wear his tax preparer, enrolled agent Phyllis Jo Kubey, deemed the suit an allowable business deduction.

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- Last updated March 27 2014 01:43 PM ET
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