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CDL training program

Can you claim the expenses of a paid CDL training program that is provided by a trucking company?

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CDL training program

no - you were reimbursed for the expense by the trucking company.


if you meant you paid for the training and were not reimbursed

1) if you are a W-2 employee, then no, it can;t be deducted 

2) if you are self-employed, you can deduct it as a business expense. 



CDL training program

even if self-employed and paid the fee you cannot deduct the expense to inyially qualify for the CDL. this would have to be additional training after you obtained it. 

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