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csshelton72
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With my job I get paid .28 cents per mile and I believe the allowable is .54 cents. How do I file the difference of file it in general with this set-up?

Also what work related expenses are able to write off, oil change? work clothes? tires for my vehicle I use for work??
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Critter
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With my job I get paid .28 cents per mile and I believe the allowable is .54 cents. How do I file the difference of file it in general with this set-up?

Hal_Al
Level 15

With my job I get paid .28 cents per mile and I believe the allowable is .54 cents. How do I file the difference of file it in general with this set-up?

 You are allowed to deduct your mileage (57-1/2 cents/mile for 2015 and 54 cents for 2016) and other job expenses, subtracting what you were reimbursed (do not subtract your reimbursement if it was included on your W-2 as taxable income). TurboTax completes form  2106, which  then carries to Misc itemized deductions on Schedule A. The problem with this is that you only get to deduct that portion of  your misc deductions that exceed 2% of your AGI. and then only if your total  itemized deductions exceed the standard deduction.  (2% rule explained: https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2902781-what-is-the-2-rule)

 In TurboTax, enter at:

Federal Taxes Tab (Personal for H&B version)

Deductions & Credits

I'll choose what I work on

-Scroll down to:

-Employment Expenses
-- Job related expenses

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