You probably already sent your taxes in, right? Well then, this is for next year… keep this in mind since it can result in some money back in your pocket.
Also, if you have been on the fence about spending money in your job search, this might lighten the decision a bit.
Tax issues for job seekers is pretty easy – there are just a few things to know. You can find all kinds of help online…
Here are links to the first few posts – you’ll see the advice is consistent… the main source is the IRS (you’ll have to find your own link, since it might change each year).
Tax Tips for Job Seekers: Job Search at About, Alison Doyle
Important Tax Tips for Job Seekers: Work Tree, Nathan Newberger
Tax Tips for Job Seekers: Business Majors at About, Karen Schweizter
Tax Tips for Job Hunters: 5 Deductions You Need To Know: Money Watch, Amy Levin-Epstein
Last Minute tax tips for job seekers: NW Jobs (Seattle), Randy Woods
There ya go – simple stuff, but plan for it!