Did you know that freelancers can deduct their coffee shop expenses? How about deadbeat customers who never pay their invoices? Freelanceswitch.com has a good blog entry with a list of ten IRS tax deductions and information about each:

  1. Unpaid invoices [see IRS Publication 535]
  2.  Niche research
  3. Meetings at the coffee sjop
  4. Job hunting
  5. PayPal fees
  6. Virtual assistants and other freelancers
  7. Your home expenses
  8. Cellphone and Skype
  9. Professional advice
  10. Payments to non-profits

10 Tax Deductions Freelancers Can Make