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Originally published Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 8:00 PM

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How to deduct job-hunting expenses

Several websites highlight the criteria for taking a job-search tax deduction. Here’s a sampling of sites.

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Expenses incurred while seeking a new job may be deductible on your taxes. But do you know which ones?

A number of websites highlight the criteria for taking a job-search tax deduction. Here’s a sampling of sites:

AARP: Lists seven tips for taking a job-search tax deduction:

aarp.org/money/taxes/info-07-2010/tax-tips-for-job-seekers.html

Bankrate.com: Covers write-offs individuals can take and tax-deduction rules related to looking for work:

bankrate.com/finance/money-guides/deducting-job-search-costs.aspx

EFile.com: Provides information about specific job-hunt tax deductions:

efile.com/tax-deduction/employee-expense-deduction/job-search-expenses.asp

Moving.com: Sheds light on four key job-hunting deduction areas:

moving.com/articles/job-hunting.asp

Taxmama.com: Spotlights the seven criteria for job-search tax deductions:

taxmama.com/asktaxmama/job-search-expenses-can-be-tax-deductible

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