Can You Deduct Your Clothing as a Uniform?
The question comes up from time-to-time where a client purchases a business suit and asks if they can claim it as a business deduction, citing this is their "uniform." The short answer is No, as you will read below. No Deduction for Required Employer-brand Clothing: The taxpayer, a Ralph Lauren salesman, deducted, as an employee business expense, the cost of his employer's brand clothing that he was required to wear while representing the company. The IRS issued a notice of