starting new job as a salesman what receipts should i keep for taxes and what will i be able to write off?

I am starting a new job as a territory sales manager soon and i have to get a new cell phone. should i save the reciept for tax time? also, i get a stipend of $300 per month that covers gas, any parking fees and anything else i see fit. but if i should go over that amount say in gas a month and have to pay with my own money, should i save those receipts too, so that i can write them off on my taxes? any tips. or hints appreciated.

Asked By: smithjjj - 6/26/2006
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Go here!
Answered By: tom8o - 6/26/2006
Additional Answers (3)
keep them all, untill you talk to who does your taxes. i was told sales tax on everything you buy is deductible, mabe some one will know more about it, but keep them all , just incase. better to have them and not need them, than need them and not have them! Never know when new tax law will cut you a break!
Answered By: ffcraig34 - 6/26/2006
I would save all your work related expenses. If your not sure save it anyway and let the CPA tell you what you can and can not itemize. Also I would keep a mileage log because the IRS actaully pays more for miles than for the gas stipened. I suppose if you use more than write of the miles you will come out much... More
Answered By: john f - 6/26/2006
I live in Canada, but H&R Block will know what you should keep and not keep. Give them a call they should have and 800 number or call the one you had do your taxes. Then take 12 envelopes and mark each one with the 12 months of the year. Then for Jan. put the receipts from January then Feb. and so on. Then get your... More
Answered By: twentyeight7 - 6/26/2006
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
Sobre 287 Trabajos en tu area. $15-87/hora - Aplica Ahora.

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-208