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How do I claim per diem deductions as a DOT transportatin worker? It's not at all intuitive and it is like pulling teeth to get any kind of assistance using Turbo Tax. I'm close to giving up and just

 
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How do I claim per diem deductions as a DOT transportatin worker? It's not at all intuitive and it is like pulling teeth to get any kind of assistance using Turbo Tax. I'm close to giving up and just

Are you an employee ?   Or self employed ?  

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How do I claim per diem deductions as a DOT transportatin worker? It's not at all intuitive and it is like pulling teeth to get any kind of assistance using Turbo Tax. I'm close to giving up and just

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If you are a W-2 employee then you can no longer deduct job-related expenses on your federal return.  The tax laws changed for 2018 and beyond.  Your state laws may be different.

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/4482873-which-federal-tax-deductions-have-been-suspended-by-tax-re...

 

If you are an independent contractor then you put your business expenses on your Schedule C.

 

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