Taxpayers can no longer claim these 4 deductions

(Fox News) - As Americans get ready for the upcoming tax season, sweeping changes are going to affect how individuals and families file this year -- including which deductions and credits they can claim.

While the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act doubled the standard deduction for both individuals and married couples filing jointly - meaning fewer people are expected to itemize - it also changed allowable deductions.

Here's a look at what is no longer - and what still is - able to be claimed, as compiled by TurboTax:

Dependent exemption

Under the previous law, families were able to claim a $4,050 exemption - per parent - for each child. That deduction is no longer viable.

Unreimbursed employee expenses

A number of employees' business expenses that went unreimbursed by employers - like classes and seminars - are no longer deductible under the new law.

Moving expenses

In 2017, workers moving for a new job could deduct related expenses on their tax returns. Everyone, except members of the armed forces, has lost that benefit.

Alimony deduction

Under previous law, the higher-earning spouse could deduct alimony payments on his or her tax filings. The recipient included the payments as part of his or her taxable gross income.