This goes to an Other Expense account named NonReportable. Or, it comes out of Equity, not as Expense.

There is never a Business reason to violate Laws; that is why it is not reportable or deductible. Business expense = Ordinary and Necessary in the course of business.

Not “Because I decided to […]

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