Yes, checked the regs, it is tax deductible.
Ok, riddle me this. A standard non-compete keeps you from working for a customer you consulted with as a part of an assignment.
I wonder if said non-compete would prohibit doing volunteer work? Current customer is a non-profit and if I’m officially off the clock I’m thinking about volunteering to help them finish (off the clock and without pay) at least until I find something new.
Yes, I’m *THAT* nice.