Expenses you can deduct from your income when you are a home Tutor

Updated on: Jan 13th, 2022


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Let’s take a look at the expenses that you can deduct as a tutor from your income. Deduct these expenses which are directly related to your tutoring work from the income you earn –

  • Textbooks you purchase to keep yourself up to date
  • Cost of seats or chairs used for tuitions
  • Stationery
  • Advertising or cost of pamphlets
  • Photocopying or printing costs
  • Commuting to take tuitions
  • membership fees to educational institutions or organizations relevant to the field
  • Any other expenses which is directly related to tutoring work. If partially used for personal purposes allocate a fair % to tutoring work.

So from your Gross Income from Tutoring you can reduce the Expenses which are listed above and this will give you your Net Income. This is the income you’ll offer to tax. This is the income of your Freelancing work of tuitions. Want to understand in detail about Taxes for a Freelancer – read our very detailed guide here. Wait until our next post to understand how much tax you need to pay and how to claim deductions and save tax. Write to us support@cleartax.in if you have any questions! See you soon!

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The article explains the different expenses that can be deducted by tutors from their income, ranging from textbooks and stationery to commuting costs and advertising. It suggests allocating a fair percentage of shared expenses for tutoring work and provides guidance on how to calculate net income for tax purposes. For further detailed information on taxes for freelancers, a guide is recommended.

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