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For tax years 2018 - 2025, specific occupations can take this deduction:

  • Armed Forces reservist
  • Qualified performing artist
  • Fee-basis state or local government official
  • Employees with impairment-related work expenses

To access the Q&A interview screens to enter your home office expenses:

  1. From within your TaxAct® return (Online or Desktop) click Federal. On smaller devices, click in the upper left-hand corner, then select Federal
  2. Click Other Adjustments and then click National Guard/Reserve member from Form 2106 (or Qualified Performing Artist or Fee-Basis Government Official from Form 2106, whichever applies) in the Federal Quick Q&A Topics menu.
  3. Click +Add Form 2106 to create a new form or Review to view or change entries for a form you have already entered. 
  4. The program will proceed with the interview questions for you to enter or review the appropriate information.

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