Many job search expenses are tax deductible, including hiring a professional resume writer, paper and postage, travel to interviews, and moving more than 50 miles for a job. Certain exclusions apply for career changers, people who've been unemployed for a long time, and first-time job seekers. If clicking on the blue hyperlink above does not work, here's the URL: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/job-search-expenses-can-be-tax-deductible-2017
For more details, read IRS Publication 529.
Here's the URL: https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/about-publication-529
Finally, a reason to celebrate Tax Day!
Sharla Taylor is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Certified Career Enlightenment LinkedIn Writer (CCELW), experienced job search strategist, and published author. Sharla is the owner of Written by a Pro, a freelance writing and editing service. She approaches her business from a Christian perspective. Her favorite Scripture is Matthew 19:26 "with God all things are possible."
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