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I was wrongfully garnashied and had to hire a lawyer to represent me. In arbitration I won. Since this was work related can I expense the legal fees?

 
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I was wrongfully garnashied and had to hire a lawyer to represent me. In arbitration I won. Since this was work related can I expense the legal fees?

Yes, you are able to claim this legal expense fee on your income tax return.  You would claim it as an employment expense on your return.

https://turbotax.intuit.ca/tips/are-all-legal-fees-fully-tax-deductible-6542

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