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Is paying for a resume writing service tax deductible?

What is the key question that a tax accountant professional will ask me? Must I be an "itemizer" on my taxes? Will I get a dollar for dollar return or ? Just saying it's tax deductible isn't enough for me to give up my cash...so what would the IRS be giving me back ? The serivce wants me to pay $700!!! sounds interesting to me. What gives? Thanks

Asked By: Shauno - 4/1/2008
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If you are looking for a new job in your current occupation, or are looking for your first job, you can deduct amounts that are over 2% of your income for that year as an itemized deduction. If you don't itemize, there is no tax savings. If you DO itemize, the savings isn't dollar for dollar - it's the amount over... More
Answered By: Judy - 4/1/2008
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This is considered a job search expense... More
Answered By: v b - 4/1/2008
 
Yes...but.....(there is always a "but" with taxes... More
Answered By: Wayne Z - 4/1/2008
 
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