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Jonathan Tierney, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
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I am required to work at an alternate location when needed.

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I am required to work at an alternate location when needed. The alternate location adds 30 miles to my commute and I have to pay tolls. My employer does not reimburse me for the mileage or the tolls. Can I deduct the milage and tolls?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Jonathan Tierney replied 1 year ago.
Hi, my name is ***** ***** I can help. Yes, expenses of traveling to an alternate work location are deductible as an unreimbursed employed business expense on Schedule A. For 2015 you can deduct $0.575 per miles plus the costs of tolls and parking. I hope this answers your question. Please let me know if I can clarify anything or answer any additional questions.Thanks, Jonathan