I am an unpaid Deacon at my church. Can I deduct mileage to church if I teach bible classes, operate the sound system at classes and services, and other duties?

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    Yes, you can deduct 14 cents per mile for your volunteer activities for your church as well as all of your out of pocket expenses.

    These expenses will not benefit you unless you itemize your deductions.
    • Yes, you can deduct your mileage, but where in Turbo Tax can you record your out of pocket expenses such as, refreshments purchased for a meeting, hosting a class in your home-supplies?
    • Susie RB.

      To enter into TurboTax, type “donations” (without the quotes) in the search window, highlight the same phrase in the box below, click Go and follow the prompts and online instructions.

      In TurboTax Online, you will find the search window by clicking on Tools (top right, middle icon), then Topic Search.

      Enter your out of pocket expenses in the "Enter Money" category on the "Enter Donations" page
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