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jolukeab
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If i have to carry safety gear and tools in my car in case i get called out to work outside of or even instead of my regular schedule - can i claim mileage?

 
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xmasbaby0
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If i have to carry safety gear and tools in my car in case i get called out to work outside of or even instead of my regular schedule - can i claim mileage?

If you are a W-2 employee then job-related expenses are not deductible under the new tax law.

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/4482394-how-will-tax-reform-affect-my-2018-federal-tax-return

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

If i have to carry safety gear and tools in my car in case i get called out to work outside of or even instead of my regular schedule - can i claim mileage?

If you are a W-2 employee then job-related expenses are not deductible under the new tax law.

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/4482394-how-will-tax-reform-affect-my-2018-federal-tax-return

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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jolukeab
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If i have to carry safety gear and tools in my car in case i get called out to work outside of or even instead of my regular schedule - can i claim mileage?

thank you -  I definitely got a W2.
xmasbaby0
Level 15

If i have to carry safety gear and tools in my car in case i get called out to work outside of or even instead of my regular schedule - can i claim mileage?

Sorry--this part of the new law is coming as an unpleasant surprise to lots of people.
**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
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