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October 23, 2012
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John Bullis: Educator expenses OK for principals

A principal or a counselor was allowed deduction form 1040 on the front page if they spend less than 900 hours in the classrooms for the last 10 years, but it is not clear if the deduction will be allowed for year 2012.

They are specifically named as eligible for the deduction of up to $ 250 per year for qualified unreimbursed educator classroom expenses. An eligible educator is someone who works for at least 900 hours during a school year at a school that provides elementary or secondary education.

That means for kindergarten through grade 12, a teacher, instructor, …

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