Search Help

Enter one of more keywords to search. Use quotes for “exact phrase.” Note that '*' and '?' wildcards are supported.

When your search results appear, you can refine your search further: Sort for only results in which all search terms appear AND/OR sort by chronological order.

Article Date:
January 2012

Word Count:



Tax Deductions for Dues and Expenses of Being a Mason or a Lion



I am a CPA in private practice and I have clients who belong to various clubs and organizations. I know that dues to a Lions club are deductible because I can find that club in a preamble to an IRS regulation, but how does that compare to Masons or Shriners? (K.S., New York, N.Y.)




First, good question.


Neither the law nor the regulations provide a definitive tax-deduction answer.


In its preamble to the regulations, the IRS states that the ... Log in to view full article.

Log in to view full article
Already a subscriber?
Email Address


Log In

You'll be able to read the full article and get instant access to the last few issues of the Tax Reduction Letter

Not yet a subscriber?
with a money-back guarantee