Looking for a summer job in your current occupation? The old adage, “You have to spend money to make money,” is right, even when searching for employment. You may find yourself spending money on creating/editing/printing your resume or even going through career training sessions. Some of your expenses may be tax deductible.

What Summer Job Search Expenses Can Be Deducted?

  • Printing out resumes
  • Expenses for development of your resume by a professional
  • Career coaching and career
  • Outplacement fees from an employment agency
  • Travel costs
  • Childcare costs incurred while searching for a job may qualify you for a Child Care Credit
  • Keep track of everything you spend and save all of your receipts and you could end up saving money on your taxes next year.