Watercooler: How to deduct job-hunting expenses

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Expenses incurred while seeking a new job may be deductible on your taxes. But do you know which ones?

Several websites highlight the criteria. Here's a sampling of sites:

AARP • Lists seven tips for taking a job-search tax deduction, at http://bit.ly/qnhn2P.

Bankrate.com • Covers write-offs individuals can and tax deduction rules related to looking for work, at http://bit.ly/ay7XI.

EFile.com • Provides information about specific job hunt tax deductions, at http://bit.ly/PQ1Rf.

Moving.com • Sheds light on four key job-hunting deduction areas, at http://bit.ly/WTkk20.

Taxmama.com • Spotlights the seven criteria for job search tax deductions, at http://bit.ly/YcXDG9.