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Other Items Related to Publication 587

Form 2106, Employee Business Expenses
Use this form if you are an employee deducting ordinary and necessary expenses for your job.

Form 2106-EZ, Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses
Employees use this form to deduct unreimbursed ordinary and necessary business expenses attributable to their job.

Form 4562, Depreciation and Amortization
Use this form to claim your deduction for depreciation and amortization, make the election under section 179 to expense certain property, and provide information on the business/investment use of automobiles and other listed property.

Form 4684, Casualties and Thefts
Use Form 4684 to report gains and losses from casualties and thefts. Attach Form 4684 to your tax return.

Form 4797, Sales of Business Property
Use this form to report the sale or exchange of property, the involuntary conversion of property, the disposition of noncapital assets, the disposition of capital assets, gain or loss for partners and S corporation shareholders and the computation of recapture amounts under sections 179 and 280F(b)(2).

Form 8829, Expenses for Business Use of Your Home
Use this form to figure the allowable expenses for business use of your home on Schedule C (Form 1040) and any carryover to next year of amounts not deductible this year.

Publication 225, Farmer's Tax Guide
This publication explains how the federal tax laws apply to farming. Use this publication as a guide to figure your taxes and complete your farm tax return.

Publication 334, Tax Guide for Small Business (For Individuals Who Use Schedule C or C-EZ)
This publication contains general information about the federal tax laws that apply to small business owners who are sole proprietors and to statutory employees.

Publication 463, Travel, Entertainment, Gift, and Car Expenses
This publication explains what expenses are deductible, how to report them on your return, what records you need to prove your expenses, and how to treat any expense reimbursements you may receive.

Publication 527, Residential Rental Property (Including Rental of Vacation Homes)
This publication discusses rental income and expenses (including depreciation) and explains how to report them on your return. It also covers casualty losses on rental property and the passive activity and at-risk rules.

Publication 530, Tax Information for Homeowners
This publication provides tax information for homeowners, including expenses you can deduct and records you should keep.

Publication 535, Business Expenses
This publication discusses common business expenses and explains what is and is not deductible. The chapters cover general rules for deducting business expenses and specific expenses.

Publication 936, Home Mortgage Interest Deduction
This publication discusses the rules for deducting home mortgage interest.

Schedule C (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Business
Use this schedule to report income or loss from a business you operated or a profession you practiced as a sole proprietor. An activity qualifies as a business if your primary purpose for engaging in the activity is for income or profit and you are involved in the activity with continuity and regularity.

Schedule F (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Farming
Use this schedule to report farm income and expenses.

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