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Employees who are required to wear a specific uniform to work may qualify for a deduction at tax time as an unreimbursed employee expense. However, as the next situation proves, the required clothing must not be suitable for wear outside of the workplace. The Situation Ralph Lauren Corporation sells, markets, and designs a wide range […]

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, […]

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 […]

Employee Business Expense Tax Tips

As an employee of another company or business, you may qualify to deduct any expenses you paid out of pocket. Generally, you will have to itemize your deductions using a Schedule A, Itemized Deductions in order to claim allowable expenses. Follow these five tips to maximize your deduction and avoid delays in processing your return: […]

When you work in the food service industry, especially as a waitress/waiter, busboy, hostess, or sommelier, you may rely on tips as part of your income. This additional income can get confusing at tax time, as you may not know what you are required to report to the IRS. Whether you receive tips or not, […]

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 […]

Secure Your Job Related Deductions

As a security specialist, your job is to provide safety and asset protection. You may also work in corrections, ensuring the logistics of those incarcerated. At tax time, you don’t want to be lax on the deductions you can take. You’ll receive a Form W-2 from your employer which will document your income and tax […]

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 […]