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Deductible Business Expenses at a Glance


If you are an employee, you may be able to deduct your work-related expenses on Form 1040, Schedule A, Itemized Deductions (PDF), as miscellaneous itemized deductions to the extent that they exceed 2 percent of your adjusted gross income.

More Information

Tax Topic 514 - Employee Business Expenses

Related Forms

Form 1040, Schedule A, Itemized Deductions (PDF)

Form 2106, Employee Business Expenses (PDF)

Related Publications

Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax - Chapter 26, Car Expenses and Other Employee Business Expenses - Essential guidance

Publication 535, Business Expenses - Detailed guidance

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 25-Jan-2017