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A friend of mine is a postdoc with income reported on a 1042-S. Box 2 (Gross income) includes both her salary and reimbursed travel expenses. So, her work related travel expenses were reimbursed, but tax was withheld and it is being reported as taxable income. Since the travel reimbursement is treated as salary, should she report the travel expenses on schedule A as unreimbursed travel expenses? Other?
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