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Business Mileage Deduction For Photographersfor photographers

Business Mileage Deduction For Photographers
BUSINESS MILEAGE DEDUCTION FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS Time to talk about my favorite tax deduction of all the deductions - and yeah, I'm so deep into this tax scene that I have a favorite deduction. No shame in that. (...some shame...) It's my favorite for a reason though. Let's unpack the business mileage deduction for photographers and videographers. We drive all the t[...]

Tax Deductions for Wedding Photographersfor photographers

Tax Deductions for Wedding Photographers
I’m writing this during Christmas week; the week we’re spending time with family, playing in the snow, and binging on a year’s worth cookies. Or maybe that last one’s just me… What we probably aren’t thinking about, however, is taxes. Let's talk about tax deductions for wedding photographers. The last week of the year is actually a pretty important week in your sel[...]

Backpacking With A DSLR Camerafor photographers

Backpacking With A DSLR Camera
BACKPACKING WITH A DSLR CAMERA Whether you're about to embark on a multi-day backpacking trip, or just a day hike down your favorite trail, backpacking with a DSLR camera is a great way to capture and share your adventure with family and friends. A camera that fits in your pocket is easy enough to carry, but what if you want to bring your big DSLR camera? What's t[...]

Sales Tax For Photographers Explainedfor photographers

Sales Tax For Photographers Explained
If you're a wedding photographer wondering if sales tax applies to you, you've landed at the right post. I'll unpack the rules for prints, books, and delivering photos digitally. Let's get started. If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you probably know that my former career was that of a CPA. I may not labor on tax returns and financial statements on[...]