Business Expenses and Tax Deduction

Business Expenses - What Expenses are Tax-Deductible? The more business expenses you legitimately deduct, the lower your taxable income will be. Here is a summary of business expenses that you may deduct to lower taxable profit. Business Expenses Expenses to Run Business Auto Expenses (Cars and Trucks) Legal and Professional Services Commissions and Fees Travel Expenses Meals and Entertainment Education Expenses Taxes and Licenses Insurance Bad Debts from Sales or Service Interest Software Expenses to Run Business This refers to expenses that go into business when you operate business. Advertising and Promotion Office Supplies (Office Expenses): consumable supplies such as pens, pencils, paper, pads, books, receipt books, or related supplies Utilities: including telephone, electricity, gas, water, or sewer ...

Lower Your Business Taxes

Tax Deductions A tax deduction (tax write-off) is an expense that a business owner is entitled to subtract from their gross income, resulting in lowering their taxable income (the amount on which they are taxed on.) There are three types of deductions in tax return: personal, business and investment deductions. Business deductions are based on expenses that are spent to run the business. The IRS taxes on profit, not on gross income. The key point here is that the more you deduct, the lower your profit (taxable income) will be. The important rule here is all deductions should be done ...