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anniehan92
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Could I deduct educational tuition paid for a private intensive job training camp for computer engineer ? Thank you.

 
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RichardG
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Could I deduct educational tuition paid for a private intensive job training camp for computer engineer ? Thank you.

You can deduct the costs of "qualifying work-related education" as a job-related expense. This is education that meets at least one of the following two tests.

  • The education is required by your employer or the law to keep your present salary, status, or job. The required education must serve a bona fide business purpose of your employer.
  • The education maintains or improves skills needed in your present work.

However, even if the education meets one or both of the above tests, it isn't qualifying work-related education if it:

  • Is needed to meet the minimum educational requirements of your present trade or business, or
  • Is part of a program of study that will qualify you for a new trade or business.

You can deduct the costs of qualifying work-related education as a business expense even if the education could lead to a degree.

 

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