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Bus Drivers Deduct Their Way to Savings

Do you drive a bus for a living? Being on the road, helping people get where they need to go can feel very rewarding. Reward yourself at tax time by claiming deductions which can lower the amount you owe in taxes and put more money in your pocket. If you work for a specific business, […]

As an electrician or other tradesman, you will receive Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, from your employer. Payments that you get for services you provide outside of your employer, may be considered pay from self-employment and reportable on Schedule C, Profit or Loss from Business. Independent income would incorporate payments received for introducing overhead […]

Your Trade Can Lead to Big Deductions

No matter what type of skilled trade you work in, whether you are a computer service technician, a mechanic, a laborer, or any other job which requires a unique skill-set, you may be able to reduce the amount of taxes you owe each tax year by claiming certain deductions. If you work for a specific […]

You make your living by performing in front of others, be it through song, dance, spoken word, or some other medium. If you work for a specific venue, you may receive a Form W-2, as they would be considered your employer. However, if you freelance or receive payments from someone you don’t work for regularly, […]

Forklift Drivers Find Deductions

Not everyone can drive and operate a forklift. It takes a special skill, training, and an extra cautious mindset to be a safe forklift driver. When it comes to taxes, forklift operators have to know how to drive their way through a rigorous tax code. However, with a little extra help, tax time for forklift […]

On the off chance that you work in security or as a prison guard or correctional officer, you will be supplied Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, from your employer. Payments made to you for rendering security services outside of your regular employment may be considered self-employment income and is reportable on Schedule C, Profit […]

Salesperson

Making your living in sales can mean you rely on commissions just as much as your normal wages. At tax time, you will receive a Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement from your employer. As a salesperson, you may be classified as a statutory employee. Generally, statutory employees have Box 13 of their W-2 checked, […]

As a hair stylist, your employer is required to supply you with a Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement. You may also receive additional income in the form of tips, which will be reported with your regular income in Box 1. You don’t have to report tips less than $20 each month to your employer, […]

Driving For Deductions

Do you drive a vehicle, like a school bus, semi-trailer, truck, or taxi for work? Drivers will receive Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, for income from wages you obtain being an employee. In the event that you received a Form W-2 and the ‘Statutory employee‘ check box in Box 13 is marked, report that […]

Did you know that as an employee you could probably deduct your current work-related costs as an itemized deduction (subject to limitations) in Form 1040, Schedule a, Itemized Breaks? Though travelling expenses are not normally deductible, you may be able to claim some local commuting expenses. Deductible local travelling charges consist of the normal and […]