Tax Deductible Expenses for Photographers

Photographers: Use this list to help organize your photographer tax preparation.

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

  • Book, magazines, reference material
  • Business insurance
  • Business meals and entertainment
  • Cabs, subways, buses
  • Equipment
  • Film developing/processing
  • Film supplies
  • Gas and electric
  • Internet/web site
  • Legal and professional fees
  • Memberships (professional organizations)
  • Messengers, private mail carriers, postage
  • Mortgage interest/taxes
  • Office supplies
  • Promotion
  • Props
  • Software
  • Staff fees
  • Studio rent
  • Studio supplies
  • Stylists/makeup
  • Tax preparation
  • Telephone
  • Travel