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Kevin Durant

Sues Accountant

You Can't Write Off My Personal Chef!

2/18/2014 12:55 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0217_kevin_durant_tmzKevin Durant says his personal chef is for pleasure ... not for business ... and now KD is suing his accountant claiming the guy tried to screw over the IRS by making it seem the cook was an essential part of his NBA career.

TMZ Sports has learned ... Durant is going after Joel Elliott -- claiming Elliott got him in some deep trouble with Uncle Sam over the years by trying to write off several business expenses that clearly weren't business related.

Case in point -- Durant's personal chef. 

In his lawsuit, Durant says, "Fees paid to a personal chef would not be regarded by a reasonably prudent accountant as qualifying for a business expense deduction."

Durant says the personal chef deduction was just one of MANY irresponsible accounting moves by Elliott that landed KD in hot water with the IRS.

In fact, Durant says his tax returns from 2007 to 2011 are so messed up, he had to hire another firm to fix what Elliott screwed up.

KD says the whole ordeal has cost him more than $200k -- and he wants Elliott to pay.

We reached out to Elliott's lawyers -- so far, no word back.

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10 COMMENTS

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1.

keyboy    

Can we say the guy under me is retarded

211 days ago
2.

Now u know.    

Ya got my vote key boy

210 days ago
3.

EL444    

Yah Nice Try But U Sign Ur Taxes Meaning U Agree W Deducts Etc.

210 days ago
4.

think101    

Stay in School kids.

210 days ago
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shanta588    

I like kd he's the only star that you don't see show boating or letting the fe go to his head like kobe, lebron, or d wade he plays the game and stay far from the media.

210 days ago

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