Below is a list of some of the more common non-deductible expenses that show up on tax returns yearly. The fact is, the US tax code allows a wide range of deductions for taxpayers in many varying cases, but thousands of taxpayers who file their income tax routinely claim deductions that are non-deductible.
1. Spousal and Child Support
Alimony is the only type of income paid by one ex-spouse to another that can be deducted.
2. Unreimbursed Work Expenses
W-2 employees can only deduct unreimbursed expenses in excess of 2% of their adjusted gross incomes – and only those who are able to itemize their deductions.