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Commuting to School? Keep the Tax Meter Running | Tax Tip of the Week | No. 59 September 22, 2010

Posted by bradstreetblogger in : Deductions , trackback

You may be able to deduct commuting costsIf you drive to college classes, your commuting expenses are an often overlooked deduction.  For 2010, you can use the standard mileage rate of 50 cents per mile plus tolls and parking fees for education-related travel.

You can also deduct the transportation expenses incurred between your workplace and school if you go directly to school after work.  Also, the cost of transportation from school to work is deductible if you attend school early in the day and go from class to work.

Here is the fine print:

If you are taking classes this year be sure to keep track of your mileage.  It may pay off on your next tax return.

As always, give us a call if you have any questions.

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Rick Prewitt – the guy behind TTW

…until next week.

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