If you are a teacher, the IRS allows you to deduct a flat amount to cover your out of pocket expenses for school supplies during the year. This amount has been stagnant at $250 for decades.
For 2022, the amount increased to a maximum of $300 and will increase in $50 increments in future years based on inflation.
Check out the attached article reposted from CPA Practice Advisor for more details.
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