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Employees Can Deduct Workplace Expenses For Tax Years Prior to 2018
Deducting business expenses isn't just for the self-employed. Taxpayers classified as employees can also deduct some of their unreimbursed business expenses. Read more…

How to Use Work Clothes as a Tax Deduction
If you have to buy a smart new suit for your paralegal job or uniforms for your National Guard duties, it might seem these are obvious work expenses and valid tax deductions. Not necessarily, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Work clothes that can double as street or evening clothes are no more deductible than anything else in your closet. To claim a deduction for buying clothes, the clothes have to be mandatory for your job and unsuitable for everyday wear. Read more…

IRS Moving Expense Deductions
For tax years prior to 2018, Federal tax laws allow you to deduct your moving expenses if your relocation relates to starting a new job or a transfer to a new location for your present employer. To qualify for the deduction, your new work location must be a sufficient distance from your old home and you must begin working shortly after you arrive. Beginning in 2018, the moving expense deduction is only available to certain military personnel. Read more…

Should I Use IRS Form 2106 or 2106-EZ for Non-Reimbursed Work-Related Expenses?
For tax years prior to 2018, use the IRS Forms 2106 and 2106-EZ for claiming non-reimbursed expenses you incur during your normal course of work. There are a few factors you'll want to consider when deciding which form to use. For tax years after 2017, unreimbursed employee expenses are no longer deductible. Read more…

Video: Tax Deductions for Employment Related Expenses
One of the nice things about being an employee is that employers often provide you with everything you need to do your job. But sometimes—you just can't avoid having to pay for some work-related expenses yourself. To find out more about how to deduct these expenses, watch this video. Read more…


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