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Section 17 - Subscriptions, Memberships, Books, and Entertainment Expenses

  1. Golf courses or country clubs
  2. Health clubs, fitness centers, swimming pools, weight loss centers, or other sports or recreational organizations
  3. Fees for participating in sports such as golf, bowling, biking, hockey, football, or swimming, including-
       baseball   martial arts    club sports     basketball

       tennis   running races    billiards     triathlons

       hunting and fishing licenses
  4. Vacation clubs, including -
       Disney Vacation Club   RCI   Hilton Grand Vacations
  5. Civic, service, fraternal, or other social organizations
  6. Credit card membership fees -
       credit card annual fees
  7. Shopping club memberships including warehouse clubs like Sam's Club and discount memberships like Amazon Prime
  8. Direct or online dating services, including -
       Match.com   eHarmony
  9. Single or season tickets to spectator sports events, including -
       baseball   football    hockey
       soccer   auto racing   basketball   track events
  10. Single or season tickets to plays, operas, or concerts
  11. Tickets to movies, parks, or museums, including -
       historic sites   zoos    national/state parks  amusement parks
       Disney World   water parks   IMAX
  12. Single copies of newspapers, magazines, or periodicals including digital
  13. Subscriptions to newspapers, magazines, or periodicals including digital
  14. Books purchased through a book club, including -
       Doubleday Book Club   Children's Book-of-the-Month    Audible.com Listener   Kindle Unlimited
  15. Books or digital books not purchased through a book club, including -
       hardcover    paperbacks   audio books    digital books
            Do not include reference books or school books
  16. Photographic film or disposable cameras, including -
       35 mm film    single-use film cameras   8 mm film
  17. Photo printing or processing, including -
       digital photo processing    video film processing   photo books
  18. Purchased music files, CDs, or records, including -
       iTunes   Amazon
       Do not include blank/recordable discs or tapes
  19. Subscription music services such as Rhapsody or Pandora, including -
       Spotify   Last.fm
  20. Purchased video files, Blu-Ray discs, or DVDs, including -
       iTunes   Amazon Instant Video   UltraViolet
       Do not include blank/recordable discs or tapes
  21. Rented video files or DVDs, including -
       iTunes   Netflix   RedBox   Amazon Instant Video
       Do not include on-demand movies or pay-per-view paid through your TV service
  22. Streaming video subscriptions, including -
       Hulu Plus   Netflix   MLB.TV
       Do not include on-demand movies or pay-per-view paid through your TV service
  23. Purchased video games, not including computer games, including -
       Nintendo games   Wii games   Xbox games   PlayStation games
  24. Rented video games, including -
       GameFly   Gamerang
  25. Applications, games, or ringtones for a cellphone or mobile device, not already reported, including -
       App Store   Google Play   Amazon App Store
  26. Online games or other internet entertainment sites
       Xbox Live

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Last Modified Date: April 7,2016