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May 2019

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Q&A: Deduct Your Costs of Sponsoring Sports Teams



I operate my business as a proprietorship, and I sponsor a local baseball team. I buy the uniforms (our firm name appears on them), bats, balls, and masks, and I even contribute to the fund that pays for the umpires.


I get good publicity with this. In fact, the games are reported in the local newspaper.


May I deduct the sponsorship costs as advertising? ... Log in to view full article.

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