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This year I recently started a 1099 remote telehealth job where I see 6 clients a week. For tax purposes, I had the following questions:1) can I write off the laptop I bought? 2) Does this job qualify me for the QBI deduction?
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Great questions!

  1. Yes, your laptop is a legitimate tax write-off. Check out our guide to claiming your computer for more details on the deduction.
  2. Yes! Your income would be eligible for the QBI deduction.

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Sarah York, EA

Sarah is a staff writer at Keeper Tax and has her Enrolled Agent license with the IRS. Her work has been featured in Business Insider, Money Under 30, Best Life, GOBankingRates, and Shopify. She has nearly a decade of public accounting experience, and has worked with clients in a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, manufacturing, real estate, wholesale and retail, finance, and ecommerce. Sarah has extensive experience offering strategic tax planning at the state and federal level. During her time in industry, she handled tax returns for C Corps, S corps, partnerships, nonprofits, and sole proprietorships. Sarah is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) and maintains her continuing education requirements by completing over 30 hours of tax training every year. In her spare time, she is a devoted cat mom and enjoys hiking, baking, and overwatering her houseplants.

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