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Ask A CPA - Armed Forces Tax Information

Are The Costs Of Cleaning My Uniform While On My Navy Recruitment Trips Deductible?

Yes. The costs of cleaning your uniform that is in excess of any reimbursement or clothing allowance are deductible. It can be claimed on IRS Schedule A as a miscellaneous itemized deduction subject to the 2% AGI limitation.

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