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RichardK
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Can I claim my union dues

Yes, if you itemize your deduction, union dues would be a miscellaneous itemized deduction subject to the 2% of Adjusted Gross Income limitation or if you are self-employed and file a Schedule C, business income and expenses, you can deduct the union dues as a ordinary and necessary expense.

To claim your Union Dues as an Miscellaneous Itemized Deduction in TutboTax Premier:

·        Click on the Personal tab

·        Click the Deductions & Credits tab

·        Click I'll choose what I work on

·        Scroll down to Employment Expenses

·        On the Job-Related Expense line, click Start

·        On the Employment Expenses Related to a W-2 screen, select No, and click Continue

·        On the Did you have any of these expenses in 2016?, select Yes

·        Click through the screens until you come to Job-Related Expenses screen,

·        Under the Description Column type Union Dues, and type the amount in the Amount column.

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RichardK
New Member

Can I claim my union dues

Yes, if you itemize your deduction, union dues would be a miscellaneous itemized deduction subject to the 2% of Adjusted Gross Income limitation or if you are self-employed and file a Schedule C, business income and expenses, you can deduct the union dues as a ordinary and necessary expense.

To claim your Union Dues as an Miscellaneous Itemized Deduction in TutboTax Premier:

·        Click on the Personal tab

·        Click the Deductions & Credits tab

·        Click I'll choose what I work on

·        Scroll down to Employment Expenses

·        On the Job-Related Expense line, click Start

·        On the Employment Expenses Related to a W-2 screen, select No, and click Continue

·        On the Did you have any of these expenses in 2016?, select Yes

·        Click through the screens until you come to Job-Related Expenses screen,

·        Under the Description Column type Union Dues, and type the amount in the Amount column.

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