Deduction IRS Publication Payroll 15 Employer's Tax Guide Cost of goods sold 334 Tax Guide for Small Businesses Business travel, entertainment and 463 Travel, Entertainment, Gift gifts and Car Expenses Business-related education 508 Tax Benefits for Work-Related Education
Legal, tax and other consultant fees 529 Miscellaneous Deductions Some interest, taxes and insurance 535 Business Expenses Advertising, supplies and utilities 535 Business Expenses Net operating losses 536 Net Operating Losses Retirement plans 560 Retirement Plans for Small Business
The third category, post-college deductions, includes th e student loan interest deduction, the work-related education
expenses, and the lifetime learning credit.
NCRVE is the nation's largest center for research, development, dissemination, and outreach in work-related education
. At their website readers will find full text of research studies related to school-to-careers, abstracts of other studies, an "Ask NCRVE" section where readers can e-mail questions, and sign up for a listserv on School-to-Careers topics.
Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act, laws enacted in 1998 authorizing two of the more important components of national workforce policy: job training and work-related education
. Coercive federalism in workforce policy began in the late 1970s and is expected to persist into the future, even as states serve as "laboratories of democracy." Whether enhanced discretion for workforce policy is forthcoming from Washington, states and localities will continue to demonstrate new, and possibly better, ways of delivering workforce services.
Communication between businesses and schools is essential for work-related education
. January 1998's column focused on sites from the education side of the partnership.
The two-year programme is designed for Year 10 pupils and comprises work-related education
with work experience and CV building alongside a Level 2 course that is equivalent to four or five GCSEs in six different vocational pathways.
* Work-related education
. A taxpayer who takes courses to maintain or improve job skills can deduct the cost of this education as long as it does not qualify her for a new trade or business (Treasury Regulations section 1.162-5).
The Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification is designed to supplement 'A' levels and comprises work-related education
, personal and social education, key skills and an individual investigation.
The evidence points to businesses becoming levers for change if the UK is to develop a more work-related education
agenda in schools, colleges and universities.
The school's work-related education
coordinator Lynette Collins added: "This has been a great activity."
Those interested in equipping low-skilled adults for a changing work environment should take the following actions: (1) be open to new ways of approaching work-related adult basic education; (2) develop the expertise needed to plan and deliver effective work-related education
geared to learners' particular needs; and (3) advocate for new funding, better use of existing resources, and appropriate expectations from funders about ways adult education can help learners participate as workers.
These are key individuals who can enhance our access to a range of defined skills to support academy delivery and build upon our rapidly improving reputation for delivering graduate skills in the context of employability, sustainability and work-related education