I have necessary expenses related to my work. Would theses be considered employee deductions?
Employee deductions include job-related expenses incurred by you that were not reimbursed by your employer. You can deduct your business-related necessary expenses if your expenses meet both of these requirements:
- Ordinary expenses -- common and accepted in your trade or business
- Necessary expenses -- helpful and appropriate for your business. An expense doesn't have to be required to be considered necessary.
Unreimbursed necessary expenses you can deduct include:
- Cost of uniform
- Meals and entertainment
- Subscription to trade journals
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