Culture Clubbing - Strip Club Tax Deductions

Season 1 , Ep 5 03/19/13 Views: 14,782

Rappers decide to write off strip club expenses on their taxes, and Andy Kindler and Brett Gelman list their strangest deductions. (1:50)

WHERE WE TAKE A BASEBALL BATTO THE CHINA SHOP

OF HUMAN INTELLECTUALACHIEVEMENT.

GIVE ME MY REFUNDIN SINGLES.

JIM JONES AND THE GAMEARE JOINING OTHER RAPPERS

IN DECLARING STRIP CLUB EXPENSESAS TAX DEDUCTIONS.

THIS'LL BE A REAL BOONFOR THAT ONE RAPPER

WHO DID HIS TAXES ONCE.

[laughter]

- WELL, I DON'T KNOWWHO JIM JONES IS,

BUT THIS IS THE BEST WORKHE'S DONE SINCE JONESTOWN.

RIGHT? TOO SOON?TOO LATE?

- ARE YOU NOTA HIP-HOP FAN?

- WHAT, ARE YOUDRINKING THE KOOL-AID?

[laughter]

I HEARD--THIS IS TRUE, THOUGH.

NO, NO, I HEARD THIS.I HEARD THIS.

THAT THEY--A LOT OF RAPPERS,

THEY CAN MAKEA LOT OF DEDUCTIONS

UNDER THE HEADING"MISCELLANEOUS BLING."

IT'S A 2106.2106 FORM.

- BRETT, TRY TO GETA WORD IN EDGEWISE.

- NO, THEY GOT A NEW THING.

INSTEAD OF A LAP DANCE,THEY'RE DOING THIS NEW THING

CALLED A TAX DANCE,

WHICH IS THE SAME THINGAS A LAP DANCE,

ONLY YOUR ACCOUNTANT'SSITTING RIGHT NEXT TO YOU,

AND HE'S SAYING,"THIS IS A REALLY GOOD IDEA."

- WHAT'S, LIKE,THE WEIRDEST TAX WRITE-OFF

THAT YOU GUYS DOAS COMEDIANS?

- I DEDUCT ALL FOODALL THE TIME.

WHY NOT, RIGHT?GIVE IT A SHOT.

- YEAH, THAT'S LEGAL.YEAH, TOTALLY.

- I--ALSO I MAKE UPA LOT OF STUFF. YEAH.

[New York accent]COMPUTER. $50,000.

- DO YOU HAVE AN ACCENTALL OF A SUDDEN?

- YEAH, COMPUTER.I HAVE A--

I DO IT AS A NEW YORKER.

HEY!- OH, OKAY.

- WHEN THE IRS CALLS ME,I GO,

"UH, YEAH, YEAH.THAT WAS FOR A COMPUTER."

[laughter]

- I DEDUCTED HAIR PLUGS.

- MINE.HUH?

- VERY GOOD.- NOT THAT GOOD.

- BUT I WAS GONNA SAYI'M BEING AUDITED.

'CAUSE I DON'T...

- OH.

I SEE.

- NOW IT'S TIME TO PUTYOUR BABY IN THE DRYER

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