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A professional hockey with a w2, does he claim expenses on

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A professional hockey with a w2, does he claim expenses on schedule A or does he use schedule C?

Welcome and thank you for giving me the opportunity to assist you with your tax question. If he receives a W2, the unreimbursed expenses would go on Line 21 of Schedule A. Please note that these expenses must be more than 2% of his AGI (line 38 of the 1040) in order to be deductible.


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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks for the answer. Do I need to itemize the expenses on separate schedule?

You would utilize Form 2106 or 2106EZ. I'll forward both forms in a minute.

Here's Form 2106


Here's Form 2106EZ The criteria for using this form is right at the top of the form.


I have also included instructions for Form 2106.


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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks for your help

My pleasure.