Let's be honest, there are lots of perks to making your schedule as a freelance designer, but taxes aren't one of them.
Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud - whatever you use for your craft.
Notebooks, sketchpads, pens, pencils, paper, stencils, paperclips galore!
A new computer, cell phone, keyboard, printer, monitor, mouse, it all counts!
Website hosting fees, plugins, stock photos, and themes are tax deductible!
Conferences and classes that help you keep up with the industry are tax deductible.
If you need to hire an editor, designer, or set assistance to help you, write it off!
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 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!