About Form 2106, Employee Business Expenses


Employees file this form to deduct ordinary and necessary expenses for their job.

  • An ordinary expense is one that is common and accepted in your field of trade, business, or profession.
  • A necessary expense is one that is helpful and appropriate for your business. An expense does not have to be required to be considered necessary.

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