Tax Deductions for Pop Up Shop Businesses

Trust me when I say that I understand the cost of being a traveling business woman. Here I broke down what you can claim as deductions on your 1099 or LLC business taxes.

1. Advertising and Promotions

  • Marketing

  • Promotional Materials

  • Website

2. Travel Expenses

  • Mileage

  • Gas expense

  • Parking

  • Highway tolls

  • Airfare

  • Lodging

  • Local Ground Transportation (Uber, Lyft, etc.)

3. Licenses, Permits, Insurance

4. Cost of Goods Sold

  • Materials

  • Labor

  • Inventory

5. Decor (booth/table set up)

6. Vendor/Booth Cost

7. Meals

8. Point of Sales Fees

9. Payroll (if you have hired help)

10. Office Expenses

  • Equipment (setup equipment)

  • Supplies

11. Shipping and Packaging

12. Subcontractors (for huge elaborate setups)

13. Utilities (some events/spaces may charge a fee to use electricity and or water)

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