Brian Nicely learned the rules for deducting business clothing, gloves, and boots on the courtroom floor. Nicely, a welder, claimed a deduction for business clothing, gloves, and his Rocky Wolverine boots. The court recited the rules; noting that the taxpayer qualifies for deductions only when
the clothing and boots are required in the taxpayer’s work,
the clothing and boots are not suitable for personal wear, and
the clothing and boots are not worn for general or personal wear.
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