Driving for Amazon flex can be a good way to earn supplemental income. Knowing your tax write offs can be a good way to keep that income in your pocket! Beyond just mileage or car expenses, getting a 1099 from Amazon means that you can claim a lot of other expenses as tax write offs -- the phone you use to call residents with a locked gate, the insurance and down payments on your car, and many more expenses are considered tax deductible expenses!
Deduct all temperature controlled bags and courier backpacks that you use for work.
If you work for a delivery app service and they charge commission, write it off.
If you use your phone for work (who doesn't?) then it's partially deductible.
Your monthly phone bills are expensive! Good thing the cost is partially deductible.
If you deliver by bike, write off the repair and accessory expenses!
Required to wear a delivery app's merchandise? Write-off the shirts and bags!
Gas is expensive! A portion of your gas station fill ups are tax-deductible.
Oil changes, repairs, and regular checkups are all tax-deductible if you drive for work.
Car insurance, roadside assistance, registration costs, etc. are all tax-deductible.
Parking for a meeting downtown or other work trip is tax-deductible!
A toll while driving to or from a work destination is tax-deductible!
If you drive your own vehicle, you can write off the annual depreciation of its value!
A desk, chairs, lamps, and other home office necessities are all tax write offs.
Your Wi-Fi bill is a tax write off. You need internet to do your job!
Whether rental or homeowner insurance, you can write off a portion as part of home office.
Gotta keep the lights on in your home office! A portion of your electricity bill counts.
It'd be hard to work in an office without running water, huh? You water bill counts.
Whether you pay rent or own your home, a portion of those expenses are tax deductible.
If you discuss work with a coworker, client, or even a friend, it's a write-off!
Planes, trains, and car rentals are all work-related travel costs that can be written off.
When you travel for work, lodging expenses like hotel rooms and Airbnbs are write-offs.
When you're traveling for work, all meals are tax-deductible. Even takeout!