Event planning is rewarding and exciting and requires lots organization and effort to pull together the perfect occasion! But tracking expenses for taxes is probably not your favorite part. Here's a list of expenses that you can claim as tax write offs.
If you pay directly for any event related costs, go ahead and claim the deduction!
Every dollar you spend on Facebook Ads, Google Adwords, etc. is a tax deductible expense!
Website hosting fees, plugins, stock photos, and themes are tax deductible!
Write off any books that help you manage your business or that are relevant to your field!
Business cards & brochures are a marketing costs that can fully written off on taxes.
If you use your phone for work (who doesn't?) then it's partially deductible.
A new computer, cell phone, keyboard, printer, monitor, mouse, it all counts!
Audition tapes, portfolios, business cards. Write off anything used to promote yourself.
If you employ people that help your business, that's tax deductible!
Conferences and classes that help you keep up with the industry are tax deductible.
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 you own vehicle, you can write off the annual depreciation of it's value!
A desk, chairs, lamps, and other home office necessities are all tax write offs.
Your comcast 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 automobiles are all work travel costs that can be written off.
When you travel for work, lodging expenses such as hotel rooms or Airbnb are write offs.
When you're traveling for work, all meals are tax deductible. Even takeout.