CHAPTER 14 Your Job


Your job not only is what occupies the majority of your time during the greater part of each week and, hopefully, provides satisfaction; it also gives you a paycheck and perhaps other benefits. While your earnings are taxable in most cases, some of the fringe benefits may be tax free.

In order to earn that paycheck, you may have to expend your own dollars on various things. Fortunately, you may be able to deduct your out-of-pocket job-related costs.

This chapter explains the write-offs and other breaks you can claim with respect to your job. Job-related moving expenses are discussed in ...

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