Forum Thread

Tax deduction question - travel expenses

Dr. J 25,034 3,353 April 3, 2016 at 11:40 AM in Travel

Thread Details

DW is a HS teacher in foreign language (spanish). She took a trip last summer, which was sponsored and coordinate by her employer (school district), to Spain with other teachers to attend workshops on language and culture. The workshop itself was free (including R&B) but the flight was not (like $1400).

Instructions on the IRS site aren't really helpful, but info on TT leads me to believe this might be deductible.




Sign up for a Slickdeals account to remove this ad.

I think it's deductable (as a college professor, I would deduct my expenses to go to professional conferences. However, I'm neither a lawyer nor an accountant. Have you looked at this []?.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
I would think it is deductible, but best to consult with a tax pro. I also believe they fall under the 2% misc exp rule, so it may not be worth much if all she has is $1400 depending on her income as only the amount over 2% would be deductible.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
Page 1 of 1
Join the Conversation
Add a Comment
Copyright 1999 - 2016. Slickdeals, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Copyright / Infringement Policy  •  Privacy Policy  •  Terms of Service  •  Acceptable Use Policy (Rules)  •  Interest-Based Ads
Link Copied to Clipboard