Question ... I know about the "normal" deductions allowed by the IRS for uniforms and the like, but what about radios? What if you buy a 2-way portable radio of your own? Support equipment and accessories for the radio? Personal rescue equipment like flashlights, technical gear (Leatherman)?
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4
Thread: IRS deductions
02-24-2011, 01:10 PM #1
- Join Date
- Feb 2011
02-24-2011, 06:20 PM #2
Answer.... You need to consult with a tax accountant to received the correct answer.
03-31-2011, 09:52 PM #3
I always deduct costs of anything I buy that is job related- Magazine subscriptions, text books, classes (not covered by the Dept.) Small tools (gerber tools, pocket tools, etc.) Any kind of uniforms not covered by the Dept.
Travel costs to classes that I do not get reimbursed......"Loyalty Above all Else. Except Honor."
03-31-2011, 11:39 PM #4
Realize that most things like uniforms, magazine subscriptions, specialized tools, etc. are only deductable if you spend a crapload of money on them (in excess of 2% of your earnings) and only if they are exclusively for your job."Nemo Plus Voluptatis Quam Nos Habant"
The Code is more what you'd call "guidelines" than actual rules.
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By Firefig5813 in forum Firefighters ForumReplies: 3Last Post: 01-22-2007, 01:03 PM
By BIBRANN in forum Career/Paid Firefighters ForumReplies: 14Last Post: 01-03-2007, 05:15 PM
By NJFFSA16 in forum The Off Duty ForumsReplies: 2Last Post: 08-26-2002, 12:35 PM
By pumper201 in forum Volunteer ForumReplies: 7Last Post: 01-30-2002, 09:30 AM
By medic9952 in forum Meet and GreetReplies: 2Last Post: 06-13-2000, 05:37 PM