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I am currently unemployed. Can I deduct the cost of a professional license required to work in my field?

 
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Vanessa
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I am currently unemployed. Can I deduct the cost of a professional license required to work in my field?

No, the only way this would be deductible is if you were in business and needed it for your business.

If you are an employee, these expenses are no longer deductible under the new tax laws.

If you are not employed, these expenses would not be deductible either. 

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Vanessa
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I am currently unemployed. Can I deduct the cost of a professional license required to work in my field?

No, the only way this would be deductible is if you were in business and needed it for your business.

If you are an employee, these expenses are no longer deductible under the new tax laws.

If you are not employed, these expenses would not be deductible either. 

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