So you have followed your dream of being a wedding planner, helping everyone design their perfect big day, what could be better?! Not losing a third of your hard-earned earnings on taxes, that's what! Here's a list of expenses that you can claim as tax write offs on your taxes.
If you use your phone for work (who doesn't?) then it's partially deductible.
If you pay directly for any event related costs, go ahead and claim the deduction!
Business cards & brochures are a marketing costs that can fully written off on taxes.
Website hosting fees, plugins, stock photos, and themes are tax deductible!
Every dollar you spend on Facebook Ads, Google Adwords, etc. is a tax deductible expense!
If you employ people that help your business, that's tax deductible!
Deduct any subscriptions to magazines or news materials relevant to your business!
Conferences and classes that help you keep up with the industry are tax deductible.
Write off any books that help you manage your business or that are relevant to your field!
A new computer, cell phone, keyboard, printer, monitor, mouse, it all counts!
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!