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