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I commune to New York to work everyday. Can I claim the expenses

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I commune to New York to work everyday. Can I claim the expenses on 2106-EZ? I sepnt about $5000 on commne from my home to New Yor city. But the pre tax money I got last year was about 220$*12
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Richard replied 5 years ago.

Good evening. As set forth in IRS Publication 463: "Commuting expenses. You cannot deduct the costs of taking a bus, trolley, subway, or taxi, or of driving a car between your home and your main or regular place of work. These costs are personal commuting expenses. You cannot deduct commuting expenses no matter how far your home is from your regular place of work. You cannot deduct commuting expenses even if you work during the commuting trip." I'm sorry!

 

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