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I'm a solo trader. I was involved in taking a non paying customer

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I'm a solo trader. I was involved in taking a non paying customer to small claims court, however they counterclaimed. It got very messy so I desided to get out of the situation and ended up paying them. Can I now claim that payment against my tax?
Hello, I am Keith, one of the experts on Just Answer, and pleased to be able to help you with your question. Legal fees disbursed in connection with your business are allowable against Income Tax (IT). I do hope that you have found my reply of assistance.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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