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Self-Employed Expense Estimator 2019

See how much you can increase your tax savings by applying your estimated self-employed business expenses. Use our self-employed expense calculator to find deductions in your industry.

Estimate your potential
tax savings based on your
annual work-related expenses

Estimated Expenses
$600
Estimated Tax Savings
$90+
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Deductions for Self-Employed Businesses, Contractors and Freelancers

One of the benefits of being self-employed are the many deductions you can qualify for depending on your line of work. Learn more about which expenses you can deduct with our Self-Employed Expense Estimator above or browse the articles below for more details on how to get a tax break.

SELF-EMPLOYMENT TAXES

Top Tax Write-offs for the Self-Employed



Whether you have a side gig, contract, or own a small business, you are entitled to certain tax write-offs
which can benefit you during tax time. Learn more about what you can deduct or use our
self-employed expense estimator.

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SELF-EMPLOYED EXPENSES

Top Tax Deductions for Photographers



From weddings to family photoshoots for the holidays to graduation portraits, the travel, training, and equipment you invest in as a photographer can be deductible business expenses.

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SELF-EMPLOYED DEDUCTIONS

Working at Home



Save your receipts as your business expenses can get you tax deductions. You may also deduct the costs associated with your home office and that can be a big tax break.

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