If, like many Americans, you spent part of last year hunting for a new job, you may be able to deduct some of the expenses you incurred during your job search on your 2012 income tax return. However, it is important to note that you can only deduct job-search expenses if you looked for a job in the same field you worked in previously. If you chose to change careers, expenses associated with finding a job in your new career won’t qualify for a tax deduction. For example, if you worked as a bookkeeper and looked for a new bookkeeping

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