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Canadian Tests Tax Laws With Move By Canoe

Nov 13, 2019
Originally published on November 13, 2019 10:09 am
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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Canadian teacher John Konecny did not want to give up a tax deduction. The CBC says he's moved annually for decades between two teaching jobs and always deducted the moving expenses - until they were denied. So he made a point. He ditched the moving van last year, loaded a canoe and paddled more than 200 miles. His expenses included bags of ice, park receipts and firewood. And those expenses were accepted. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.