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Looking for a Job? Deduct Expenses!

Did you know that you can deduct expenses incurred from job searching? However, the IRS has strict guidelines regarding what is eligible for deduction and what isn’t. All job search expenses must be within your current industry. Looking for a new occupation or a new line of work will not qualify for deduction. The following […]

You shouldn’t have to spend money to make money. However, sometimes you need to purchase items say you can perform your job more effectively. There are different types of work-related expenses such as extra uniforms, electronic gadgets, special tools, and other supplies. While you may be shelling out a lot of cash for these expenses, […]

The cost of special tools or equipment for work can be expensive. Thankfully, the IRS allows you to deduct these expenses in most cases. The government considers these deductions to be ordinary and necessary for your job. The term “ordinary” refers to any expenses that are commonly accepted in your trade or industry. The term […]

Technology is all around us. More and more people are using mobile devices and electronic gadgets at work to improve productivity. Because we are connected just about anywhere anymore, workers are no longer bound to an office or stationed at a desk. Instead, many employees can work basically wherever they want. In order to be […]

Wear a Uniform? Deduct Its Cost!

Many industries require their employees to wear certain work clothes or uniforms. As long as you can’t wear these clothes every day as street wear, and donning the uniforms is mandatory at your place of employment, you’ll likely be able to deduct the cost of these work clothes on your tax return. In order to […]

Looking For a Job? Deduct Search Expenses

Are you on the hunt? Looking for that perfect new job? While it may not seem too costly to perform a full on job search, little and the expenses can really add up over time. When you combine postage, cost of printing your resume, travel, and work samples you can really have a hefty expense. […]

Accounting

Working as an accounting clerk can be an exciting and rewarding job. Whether you are responsible for managing appointments, data entry, or assisting other office staff, if you work for an accounting firm you should receive a Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, from your employer. This form will list your wages and withholdings that […]

Supervising and managing production or employees comes with a lot of responsibilities. So does tax time. As a supervisor, you need to be prepared to file your federal income taxes and get the best benefit available to you. Deductions are a great way to reduce you taxes, provided they are related to your job. At […]

Anyone who works for a package handling company is subject to the same rules at tax time as many other employees. Whether you work in the warehouse, or you are responsible for package logistics, you will receive Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement from your employer. This form will list all of your income received […]

No matter whether you are a full-time or part-time cashier or retail sales associate, at tax time you need to report your income to the IRS by filing a tax return. Your employer will send you a Form W-2, reporting your earnings and commissions for the tax year. This form will also list your withholdings […]