The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Eliminated Numerous Job Expense Deductions, Including the Deduction for Union Dues
Last year, union dues and other job-related expenses exceeding 2% of adjusted gross income (AGI) could still be deducted as miscellaneous deductions. However, for 2018 (and for the foreseeable future), those deductions have been eliminated. All work-related tools, supplies, clothing, union dues, and other work expenses are no longer deductible. The same is true for home office expenses and unreimbursed travel and mileage costs.
Thankfully, new proposed legislation might help combat the harmful aspects of the Trump Administration’s tax law and put more money in American worker’s pockets instead of the IRS’ coffers. Keep reading to learn more. Read more