Deductible Items


Whatever claims of deductible items you see here or in other publications, remember, they are never promises or guarantees that the items listed are all deductible.  There are many variables involved in determining which ones will be accepted by the IRS and which ones will not.  Please make sure you check with a professional tax preparer.  


Should you need to take this list with you or need a print out, please click on Deductible Items Cheat Sheet.

Sheets

Shift Grip 

Showers

Sleeping bag

Sleeping Fan 

Sunglasses

Thermal Underwear

Tie Downs

Toiletries 

Tolls

Tools/Equip (>$500)

Tools/Equip (<$500)

Towels

Towing

Trailer Lease Pymt.

Trash Bags

Travel Expense

Travel Bags

Trip Charges

Truck Cables

Truck Lease Pymt.

Truck Magazine

Truck Repair & Maintenance

Truck Parts

Truck Tires

Truck/Trailer Storage

Truck Washes

Uniforms (required)

Vacuum (portable)

WD-40

Window Screen

Accounting Fees

Administrative Fees

​Air Freshner

​Alarm Clocks

​Antennas

ArmorAll

Atlas

​Bank/ATM Fees

Batteries

Briefcase

Brokerage/Factoring Fees

Broom/Dust Pan

Bunk Heater

Cab Curtains

Cab/Bus Fare & Car Rental

Calculator

Camera

CB Radio

CDL

Cell Phone Bill (Business)

Check Cashing Fee

Cigarette Plug-in

Circuit Tester

Cleaning Supplies

Clipboard

ComCheck Fees

Computer Expense

Copies

Crowbar
​De-Icer

   See below a quick list of deductible items to help you

when preparing your paperwork:

nationwide tax consultant to the otr driver

888-799-1099

Lumper Fees

Magnifying Glass

Map Light

Maps

Meals & Entertainment

​Medical

Money Order Exp.

Motel/Hotel Expense

Office Supplies

Oil and/or Additives

Paper Towels

Parking

Payroll Expense

Permits

Physical (DOT)

Pillow

Postage

Power Booster

Power Cord

PrePass

Professional Fees

Qualcomm

Radio (Sirius, XM)

Rain Gear

Receipt Book

Safety Boots

Safety Clothing

Safety Glasses

Scale Tickets
Seat Covers

Security 

Disinfectant

Duct Tape

Electrical Tape

Fax

First Aid Supplies

Flashlight

Floor Mats

Form 2290 Tax PD

Fuel Expense

Fuel Paid

Fumigate Trailer

Gloves-work

GPS

Hand Cleaner

Hangers

Hard Hat

Insurance - Health

Insurance - Trailer
Insurance - Truck
Insurance - W/C
Internet Fees
​Jack Strap
Lap Desk
Laundry Bag
Laundry Expense
​Lease Equip
Legal Expense (not fines)
License Plates

​Log Book/Cover