Here's a link to a recent article that includes some guidelines for deducting job search expenses from your 2011 taxes, as well as a very helpful reminder that unemployment insurance benefits ARE taxable.
If you had to move for a new job, went back to school or took professional development courses, or spent more than 2% of your gross income on job search expenses, you may be eligible for some nice breaks.
Of course, you do always want to consult with a tax professional instead of just trusting things you read on the internet. ;)
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I also keep this blog with my musings on changes in the employment landscape, advice for job seekers, links to other career-related articles, and anything else that catches my interest.