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Are you leveraging write-offs?

If you've read any of my writings, you know that I view commissioned Sales Consultants as Small Business Owners.  During my meetings with clients from ReThink Selling, I'm finding that they are unaware of what they can claim for expenses throughout the year.  I wanted to share some suggestions for those who are paid on commission (running their own business) so that you can leverage tax savings.

Start collecting receipts for the following items;

Vehicle Payment/Maintenance

Fuel

Food (don’t abuse your individual meals)

Alcohol (in the form of gift cards)

All forms of clothing

Laptop and/or iPad

Cell Phone

Cell phone bills

Books

Gift cards 

Gym Membership

Here’s a Canadian link that you can review to claim as many expenses as possible.

https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/topics/about-your-tax-return/tax-return/completing-a-tax-return/deductions-credits-expenses/line-229-other-employment-expenses/commission-employees.html

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