Fostering a pet
If you foster cats and dogs while they wait for placement in a permanent home, you can deduct expenses such as litter, food, vet bills, paper towels and possibly even your mileage to the vet, notes Mark Steber, the chief tax officer at Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. The organization you're working with has to be a 501(c)(3) charity.
Seeing as how so many of you do this, I thought I'd share.
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