Tax Deductions for Temporary Workers

Thousands of individuals have accepted temporary work assignments, after being laid off and unable to find full-time “permanent” employment.  Most of these people are eligible for significant tax deductions previously unavailable to them as regular employees:

  1. Car and plane flights between one’s home and business destination
  2. Taxis or limosines from the airport or business lodging to one’s temporary work location
  3. Shipping and bagging costs
  4. Car expenses while away
  5. Lodging and meals
  6. Tips for any of the above services
  7. Business calls, faxes, computer rental fees
  8. Dry cleaning and laundry

Details on taking these material tax deductions on one’s tax return can be found in the article, “Tax Deductions for Temporary Workers“.

About William Brighenti

William Brighenti is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, and Certified Business Valuation Analyst. Bill began his career in public accounting in 1979. Since then he has worked at various public accounting firms throughout Connecticut. Bill received a Master of Science in Professional Accounting degree from the University of Hartford, after attending the University of Connecticut and Central Connecticut State University for his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees. He subsequently attended Purdue University for doctoral studies in Accounting and Quantitative Methods in Business. Bill has instructed graduate and undergraduate courses in Accounting, Auditing, and other subjects at the University of Hartford, Central Connecticut State University, Hartford State Technical College, and Purdue University. He also taught GMAT and CPA Exam Review Classes at the Stanley H. Kaplan Educational Center and at Person-Wolinsky, and is certified to teach trade-related subjects at Connecticut Vocational Technical Schools. His articles on tax and accounting have been published in several professional journals throughout the country as well as on several accounting websites. William was born and raised in New Britain, Connecticut, and served on the City's Board of Finance and Taxation as well as its City Plan Commission. In addition to the blog, Accounting and Taxes Simplified, Bill writes a blog, "The Barefoot Accountant", for the Accounting Web, a Sift Media publication.
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