On the face of it, the loss of "miscellaneous itemized deductions" for many taxpayers might not sound all that significant.
But the elimination of them in the $1.5 trillion tax cut signed into law by President Donald Trump in December will leave a hole in many workers pockets, experts say.
Nurses can't write off their scrubs any more. Salespeople can't deduct their travel expenses. Professors can't subtract research costs.
Those are just a few examples on a long list of expenses that, under the old tax code, employees could potentially write off — provided that those were expenses for which their employer didn't reimburse them, and that added up to more than 2 percent of their gross income.