Advertising, marketing, entertaining … and deducting -- What you need to know

Battersby, Mark
March 2011
Proofs;Mar2011, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p32
Trade Publication
The article discusses various aspects of marketing and advertising of dental equipment or supplies. According to the author, advertising expenses include business cards, catalogs and promotional activities. He notes that lobbying expenses are not deductible provided that they are directed toward influencing federal or state legislation. Details of the guidance issued by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on Web site development costs and taxation imposed on research in the laboratory are provided.


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