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Itemized Deductions/Standard Deductions - Autos, Computers, Electronic Devices (Listed Property)


Rev. date: 1/2009

My university required each incoming freshman to come to school with their own computer. Is there any way to deduct the cost of the computer from my tax liability?


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The cost of a personal computer is generally a personal expense that is not deductible.
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