Tax Deductible Expenses for Freelancers

Freelancers: Use this list to help organize your freelance tax preparation.

This is a basic list of typical expenses incurred by freelancers. You may have others.

  • Office supplies
  • Cabs, subways, buses
  • Book, magazines, reference material
  • Telephone/internet
  • Promotion
  • Office rent
  • Gas and electric
  • Memberships (professional organizations)
  • Messengers, private mail carriers, postage
  • Business insurance
  • Tax preparation
  • Travel
  • Business meals and entertainment
  • Equipment
  • Software
  • Mortgage interest/taxes
  • Legal and professional fees