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Tax Deductions Guide for Freelancers and the Self-Employed

As a freelancer, your taxes can get pretty complicated. Welcome to the labyrinthine world of deductions!

Even if you have an accountant prepare your taxes, it’s still a good idea to know what’s possible so you can make sure you’re keeping track of the right expenses. Below is a very basic overview of some of the business deductions freelancers typically take. Remember, every profession and field is different. While all may not apply to you -- and you may need to consult a tax professional to determine which do -- you’ll at least get a general idea of what’s possible.

To make this simpler to follow, we’re going to fill out the forms together, explaining along the way.

Access the Freelancers Union Tax Deductions Guide here (it's free!)