OEA Association Dues and Tax-Deduction Eligibility

If you choose to itemize your deductions on your personal income tax returns, please be aware that the amount of your OEA association dues that is used for lobbying are not deductible on your federal tax return. Please see the linked document below for the deductible portion:

2013 Federal Income Tax Deductible/Non-Deductible Portion of Dues

The full amount of NEA dues is deductible.

If you plan to take a deduction for your Local Association or OEA District dues, you will need to get that figure from the appropriate organization’s President or Treasurer before filing your 2013 tax return. (It will not be necessary for Students or Retired members to contact a local or an OEA District since they do not belong to a particular local or an OEA District.)

Association (Union) dues qualify as a miscellaneous deduction, the total of which must equal at least two percent (2%) of Adjusted Gross Income to be deductible.