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From the Archives: The $250 Educator Expense Deduction and College Professors

By | January 2nd, 2019|Categories: From the Archives|Tags: , |

It's a holiday week so I am re-publishing popular posts from the past. This post deals with whether or not a college professor can take the $250 deduction for educator expenses. One update to the last sentence, on the part about the professor instead taking a miscellaneous itemized deduction -- "tax reform" has taken away miscellaneous [...]

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Top 5 Blog Posts of 2018

By | December 26th, 2018|Categories: From the Archives|Tags: |

Time once again to recap the 5 most-popular blog posts on my website for 2018. #5: Do I Have to File a Tax Return After I Turn 72? (Last year: #2) An enduring favorite, first published nearly 7 years ago, about a myth that circulates around the internet that once you reach a magic age (most [...]

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From the Archives: Beware of the Deadlines on Amended Tax Returns

By | November 21st, 2018|Categories: From the Archives|Tags: , |

Normally the term “filed” means “postmarked.” But this is not the case with amendments.

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From the Archives: Married Filing Separately is Not the Same Thing as Filing Single

By | September 5th, 2018|Categories: From the Archives|Tags: , , |

Married filing separately is not the same thing as filing as single.

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From the Archives: Adjunct Professors and Mileage Deductions

By | July 4th, 2018|Categories: From the Archives|Tags: , |

Since it's a holiday week, I'm re-posting popular stories from the past. This one, from 2012, talks about adjunct professors and mileage deductions.

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