What follows is a post we borrowed from the Intuit TurboTax blog about tax write-offs for the self-employed, which included real estate agents. Please enjoy this incredibly instructional post about how you can maximize your tax savings for 2015.
With self-employment comes freedom, responsibility, and a lot of expense. While most self-employed people celebrate the first two, they cringe at the latter, especially at tax time. They might not be aware of some of the tax write-offs to which they are entitled.
When it comes time to file your returns, don’t hesitate to claim the benefits you get for being the boss. As a self-employed success story, you’ve earned them.
“Many times an overlooked deduction is educational expenses. If one is taking courses or buying research material to be more effective in their work, this can be deductible.”