Educators can deduct expenses related to Covid-19 prevention

Classrooms have never looked more different than they have this past year. The Covid era has pushed many classrooms online, and those that are still open to students are outfitted with extra hand sanitizer, masks, physical barriers and more. Eligible educators can now deduct unreimbursed expenses for Covid-19 protective items to help stop the spread […]

Cash gifts a good way to say ‘well done’ this school year

This school year has been like no other. Students, teachers and parents have all been tested, and graduating seniors have perhaps made the biggest sacrifice by not being able to participate in commencement ceremonies. You may want to show your extra appreciation and admiration for their hard work and congratulations on a job well-done by […]

Teachers get a (tax) break

Historically, teachers have been allowed an “above the line” deduction (with an annual cap of $250) for various school supplies. However, starting in 2016, in addition to allowing teachers a deduction for school supplies, the PATH Act allows teachers to also deduct (subject to the overall annual cap of $250) amounts paid for certain professional […]