topic Can I still deduct legal fees that are required to keep my job that are not caused by discrimination? in Deductions & credits https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/can-i-still-deduct-legal-fees-that-are-required-to-keep-my-job-that-are-not-caused-by-discrimination/01/193066#M25507 <P>IRS Publication 529 says that you can but I cannot figure out where to put it.</P> Sat, 01 Jun 2019 17:19:01 GMT seanymph99502 2019-06-01T17:19:01Z Can I still deduct legal fees that are required to keep my job that are not caused by discrimination? https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/can-i-still-deduct-legal-fees-that-are-required-to-keep-my-job-that-are-not-caused-by-discrimination/01/193066#M25507 <P>IRS Publication 529 says that you can but I cannot figure out where to put it.</P> Sat, 01 Jun 2019 17:19:01 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/can-i-still-deduct-legal-fees-that-are-required-to-keep-my-job-that-are-not-caused-by-discrimination/01/193066#M25507 seanymph99502 2019-06-01T17:19:01Z You can deduct legal expenses that are related to doing o... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/you-can-deduct-legal-expenses-that-are-related-to-doing-o/01/193076#M25509 <P>You can deduct legal expenses that are related to doing or keeping your job, such as those you paid to defend yourself against criminal charges arising out of your trade or business.</P><P>These are itemized deduction. Here is where you claim them:</P><P> <B>Federal</B> </P><P> <B>Deductions &amp; Credits</B> </P><P>Scroll to <B>Other Deductions and Credits</B><BR /></P><P>Select <B>Legal Fees</B></P><P>You can also deduct legal fees against an award.&nbsp;</P><P>As my colleague Kitty wrote, here is where you enter:</P><DIV>To enter your qualifying legal fees,&nbsp;</DIV><UL> <LI>In your open&nbsp;<B>Federal</B>&nbsp;return, choose the tab for&nbsp;<B>Wages &amp; Income</B> </LI> <LI>Scroll down to&nbsp;<B>Less Common Income</B>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<U><I>Show more</I></U> </LI> <LI> <I><U>Start/Revisit</U></I>&nbsp;<B>Miscellaneous Income</B>&nbsp;and choose&nbsp;<B>Other reportable income</B>&nbsp;</LI> <LI>Say&nbsp;<I><U>Yes&nbsp;</U></I>to continue to the screen "<B>Other Taxable Income</B>". Enter the&nbsp;description "Qualifying Legal Fees" and the amount as&nbsp;<B><I>a&nbsp;negative number</I></B>.&nbsp;</LI> </UL><P>Source:&nbsp;<A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/4553198-how-do-i-enter-legal-fees-for-unlawful-discrimination-claims-on-the-2018-forms-i-understand-those-fees-are-still-allowed-as-above-the-line-deductions" target="_blank"><B>How to Enter Legal Fees for 2018 Tax Returns</B></A></P> Sat, 01 Jun 2019 17:19:02 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/you-can-deduct-legal-expenses-that-are-related-to-doing-o/01/193076#M25509 CarolynM 2019-06-01T17:19:02Z
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<P>You can deduct legal expenses that are related to doing or keeping your job, such as those you paid to defend yourself against criminal charges arising out of your trade or business.</P><P>These are itemized deduction. Here is where you claim them:</P><P> <B>Federal</B> </P><P> <B>Deductions &amp; Credits</B> </P><P>Scroll to <B>Other Deductions and Credits</B><BR /></P><P>Select <B>Legal Fees</B></P><P>You can also deduct legal fees against an award.&nbsp;</P><P>As my colleague Kitty wrote, here is where you enter:</P><DIV>To enter your qualifying legal fees,&nbsp;</DIV><UL> <LI>In your open&nbsp;<B>Federal</B>&nbsp;return, choose the tab for&nbsp;<B>Wages &amp; Income</B> </LI> <LI>Scroll down to&nbsp;<B>Less Common Income</B>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<U><I>Show more</I></U> </LI> <LI> <I><U>Start/Revisit</U></I>&nbsp;<B>Miscellaneous Income</B>&nbsp;and choose&nbsp;<B>Other reportable income</B>&nbsp;</LI> <LI>Say&nbsp;<I><U>Yes&nbsp;</U></I>to continue to the screen "<B>Other Taxable Income</B>". Enter the&nbsp;description "Qualifying Legal Fees" and the amount as&nbsp;<B><I>a&nbsp;negative number</I></B>.&nbsp;</LI> </UL><P>Source:&nbsp;<A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/4553198-how-do-i-enter-legal-fees-for-unlawful-discrimination-claims-on-the-2018-forms-i-understand-those-fees-are-still-allowed-as-above-the-line-deductions" target="_blank"><B>How to Enter Legal Fees for 2018 Tax Returns</B></A></P>
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