Online teaching is new and flexible way to make money on your own schedule! Online teachers, specifically those who are independent contractors working for companies in other countries, are often left out of tax prep programs, but not here at Keeper. Many of your everyday expenses are tax deductible!
Props you use to make class more exciting and easy to understand are deductible!
Rewards systems, which are created for our students, are very much tax write-offs.
ESL companies require teachers to have a decorated classroom which is our home office.
A new computer, cell phone, keyboard, printer, monitor, mouse, it all counts!
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.
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!