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Deduction for Educator Expenses

If you are an eligible educator, you may be able to deduct up to $250 of expenses you paid for purchases of books and classroom supplies. These out-of-pocket expenses may lower your 2013 tax bill even if you don’t itemize your deductions...

General Information about Educator Expenses

If you are an eligible educator, you may be able to deduct up to $250 of expenses you paid for purchases of books and classroom supplies. These out-of-pocket expenses may lower your tax bill even if you don’t itemize your deductions...

Who qualifies to deduct educator expenses?

The deduction is available if you are an eligible educator in a public or private elementary or secondary school. To be eligible, you must work at least 900 hours during a school year as a teacher, instructor, counselor, principal, or aide...

Please explain all of the deductions and credits that are available related to my job.

Educator (Teacher) Expenses: If you or your spouse worked as an educator, you probably spent money on supplies, materials, and other teaching aids to help you do your job. Most of these expenses are deductible on your return. As long...

Arizona Itemized Deductions

Within your TaxSlayer account, itemized deductions will be automatically pulled from the entries made in the federal program under "Itemized Deductions". Certain adjustments are required by Arizona law which will SUBTRACT from......

Mississippi Itemized Deductions

Standard or Itemized Deductions You may choose to either itemize individual non-business deductions or claim the standard deduction for your filing status, whichever produces the greater tax benefit. Note : The TaxSlayer program......

Alabama Itemized Deductions

Itemized Deductions are automatically carried over from your Federal return to your Alabama return with the following exceptions: Federal Self-Employment Taxes - You can deduct the Federal self-employment tax you paid during the year 2013...

Itemized Deductions - An Overview

Examples of Itemized Deductions: Medical and Dental Expenses The medical and dental deductions include medical and dental insurance, amounts paid to doctors/dentists, prescriptions, X-Rays, lab work, nursing help (not for healthy baby...

California Itemized Deductions

claimed as a negative number on Other adjustments to CA Itemized Deductions. Mortgage Interest Credit – If you reduced your federal mortgage interest deduction by the amount of your mortgage interest credit (from federal Form 8396, Mortgage...

Indiana Other Deductions

savings account deduction on federal Form 1040. Recovery of Deductions If you did not complete the “other income” line on the Federal 1040 then do not complete this line. Generally, Indiana does not allow you to claim itemized deductions...