Most of us don't write for the money, but overpaying on taxes is just salting on the wound! Use the list below to make sure you're not leaving money on the table when the tax man knocks.
If you write about ancient Greece and buy an urn, it's deductible! (and weird)
Your monthly phone bills are expensive! Good thing the cost is partially deductible.
A new computer, cell phone, keyboard, printer, monitor, mouse, it all counts!
Online courses, summits, membership site subscriptions, workshops, etc are tax deductible!
Website hosting fees, plugins, stock photos, and themes are tax deductible!
Costs for email services like Mailchimp are a tax deductible marketing expense.
Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud - whatever you use for your craft.
If you're lucky enough to be able to afford designers or researchers, it's deductible!
If you've had to set up an LLC or have other legal fees for work, that's 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.