It takes a lot of hustle and grit to make good money as an independent consultant. While the work may keep you busy organizing everyone else's projects, don't miss out on the tax deductions you can claim!
Conferences and classes that help you keep up with the industry are tax deductible.
Website hosting fees, plugins, stock photos, and themes are tax deductible!
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've had to set up an LLC or have other legal fees for work, that's tax deductible.
If you employ people that help your business, that's tax deductible!
Business cards & brochures are a marketing costs that can fully written off on taxes.
Lead generation software, like CRM or marketing automation software, is tax deductible.
Online courses, summits, membership site subscriptions, workshops, etc are tax deductible!
Every dollar you spend on Facebook Ads, Google Adwords, etc. is a tax deductible expense!
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!