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Top Tax Deductions for Your Small Business
Using these tax deductions for your small business can save you money.
Nolo's Top Ten Deductions for Professionals
Learn about the best tax deductions for professionals who own their own businesses.
Section 179: What Every Business Owner Needs to Know
Don't miss out on this valuable business deduction.
Section 179 Tax Deduction Limits for 2013
The numbers keep changing: Here are the IRS Section 179 and bonus depreciation amounts for 2013.
Operating Expense Deductions
Deducting "Ordinary and Necessary" Business Expenses
Understand how to reduce your business taxes by deducting your business expenses.
Deducting Computers Bought for Work
Don't miss out on this important business expense deduction.
The Home Office Tax Deduction
Running a business from home can help you lower your tax bill.
Tax Issues When Renting Out a Room in Your House
Find out what tax deductions you can get for renting a room in your home.
Using the Standard Mileage Rate to Deduct Business Driving Expenses
Learn the rules for deducting your local business travel expenses using the standard mileage rate.
Combine Work with Pleasure and Still Deduct Travel Expenses
You can combine business and vacation and deduct your expenses as long as you follow certain rules.
Business Versus Hobby
How to Prove Your Hobby Is a Business
To deduct operating losses, you must be ready to prove that your hobby is a business.
Can You Deduct Your Hobby Expenses?
While you can deduct certain hobby expenses, the deduction is subject to lots of limitations.
Is Exploring Mars a Business?
Learn what factors the IRS looks at to decide if something qualifies as a business.
Is Your Blog a Business?
Find out what it takes to show the IRS your blog is a business.
Beware the Hobby Loss Rule: A Potentially Very Costly Mistake for Taxpayers
If the IRS thinks you have a hobby instead of a business, it could cost you a lot in taxes.
Deductions for Specific Businesses
Tax Deductions for Bloggers
Read about the many deductions available for blogs that qualify as a business.
Tax Deductions for Golfers
Learn how you can combine playing golf and saving on taxes.
Tax Deductions for Salespeople
Almost everything a self-employed salesperson buys for his or her business is tax deductible.
Deductions for Photographers and Videographers
Don't miss out on the valuable deductions available to you if you have a photography or videography business.
Tax Deductions for Hi-Tech Professionals
Find out what deductions you can make working as a hi-tech professional.
Tax Deductions for Consultants
If you're a self-employed consultant--whether full time or part-time--you need to know about tax deductions.
Deductions for Ministers and Other Clergy
Learn about ministers unique tax status and how it impacts their deductions.
Tax Deductions for Writers
There are many deductions writers can take to reduce their taxable income for the year, and thereby reduce their taxes.
Tax Deductions for Artists
Find out what deductions you can take as an artist.
Deductions for Actors
There are many deductions actors can take to reduce their taxable income, and thereby reduce their taxes.
Targeted Tax Breaks Included In the 2013 Fiscal Cliff Deal
From Native Americans to NASCAR track owners to alternative energy users, find out some of the specific, targeted tax breaks included in the fiscal cliff tax deal.
Tax Credit for Hiring Veterans
Employers can cut costs and maximize profits by hiring veterans.
What Fringe Benefits are Taxable?
Learn which fringe benefits are taxable and which ones are not.
Are Gifts to Business Clients Deductible?
These deductions are very limited -- $25 per person per year.
How to Deduct Business Losses and Net Operating Losses
Don't miss out on the tax relief available for business losses, including net operating losses.
Why It's Tax Smart to Hire Your Children
Your children can be a great tax savings device if you run your own business.
Passive Activity Loss (PAL) Rules: IRS Limits on Deducting Passive Losses
IRS PAL rules severely limit the ability to deduct passive losses from other income.
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