Self-Employed? Here's What You Can Write Off This Tax Season

Jillian Knox Finley

Tax season can be a jungle, and if you’re self-employed, a sizable chunk of both your personal expenses and fixed costs can count toward your tax deductible. Legally all the ordinary and necessary expenses paid or incurred during the taxable year in carrying on any trade or business can be deducted from your return.What does that mean for your annual bottom line? It could be the difference between owing additional funds or receiving a significant refund. Just so you know what receipts to cough up, we’ve categorized the most common write-offs for your review. Keep scrolling for a (very near) comprehensive list of which expenses will have you well on the way to your tax refund now.

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