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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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Tax Deductions for College Professors

By | November 14th, 2018|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , , , |

What tax deductions can a college professor take? Tax reform has made it almost impossible for professors to take any deductions anymore.

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From the Archives: Can a College Professor Deduct the Cost of Materials for “General Knowledge”?

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: From the Archives|Tags: , |

It's a holiday week, so I'm re-publishing popular blog posts from the past. Just like Monday's "From the Archives," this one from last September is about college professors and their work-related expenses. ----- Originally published September 26, 2016 Image courtesy of Pixabay.com College professors may be entitled to certain deductions on their tax returns for classroom [...]

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

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: From the Archives|Tags: , , |

Can an adjunct professor take the $250 front-side deduction for teacher supplies. Short answer: no.

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Can a College Professor Deduct the Cost of Materials for “General Knowledge”?

By | September 26th, 2016|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , |

Image courtesy of Pixabay.com College professors may be entitled to certain deductions on their tax returns for classroom books and supplies, and books and other materials which further their academic research. But what about maintaining books and other materials for “general knowledge”? A recent case before the U.S. Tax Court gives us the answer. Background A [...]

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