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  •  You get a deduction for ordinary expenses. (2+ / 0-)
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    MGross, Sky Net

    Operating a plant, changing plant locations, these are ordinary expenses.  So it's a little like saying "businesses get deductions for using yellow legal pads."  I mean, it's true, but inasmuch as it implies that there's some special tax break for yellow legal pads that wouldn't be available but for some specific yellow-legal-pad section of the code, it's pretty misleading.

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