Deductions – Book Publishers and Authors

Book publishers are responsible for overseeing the selection, production, marketing and distribution processes involved with new works of writing.


  • Proofreading
  • Editing
  • Printing Costs
  • Advertising (online and offline)
  • Giveaways (free book review copies, pens, bookmarks, etc.)
  • Book Fair expenses
  • Entry fees for writing contests
  • Copyright Fees

Deductions – Anaesthetists

Anesthetists are medical doctors who care for a patient before, during and immediately following a surgical or medical procedure by administering appropriate anesthesia and monitoring the patient for reactions and complications. They also ensure comfort and manage pain.


  • Medical supplies, equipment, medicines, and materials
  • Professional subscriptions, accreditations, memberships, and literature
  • Tuition/education fees relating specifically to income-earning activity
  • Travel from client to client or from one place of work to another
  • Computer and office equipment
  • Professional indemnity insurances
  • Lab coats
  • Exam gloves

Deductions – Travel Agents and Tour Guides

Travel agents and tour operators converse with customers to determine destination, mode of transportation, travel dates, financial considerations, and accommodations required.


  • Admission to attractions if you are hosting clients or researching
  • Certain discounts offered to clients (unless underwritten by a hotel, airline, rental car company, etc.)
  • Travel expenses for industry conferences and conventions
  • Tuition for classes on accounting, marketing, business administration or any other subjects related to running the agency
  • Online, print, radio or tv ads
  • Expenses for hosting events to attract new customers
  • Business cards
  • Travel destination pamphlets and booklets

Deductions – Umpires and Referees

Umpires and referees officiate at sporting events, games, or competitions to maintain standards of play and to ensure that game rules are observed and followed.


Umpires and Referee Expenses:
  • Dues and subscriptions
  • Uniforms
  • Cleaning and maintaining uniforms
  • Shin guards, chest protectors, steel-toed shoes
  • Whistles
  • Flags
  • Clipboards
  • Whiteboards
  • Traveling from one sports event to another

Deductions – Correctional and Detention Services

Correctional and Detention service officers are responsible for ensuring the protection and safety of persons and property, as well as securing and protecting prisoners.


  • Uniforms, ties, and jackets
  • Belts
  • Boots
  • Gloves
  • Helmets
  • Emblems/insignia
  • Dry cleaning of uniforms
  • Fingerprinting
  • Renewal of licenses and permits
  • Range fees and dues
  • Subscriptions, books, and manuals
  • Traveling expenses for seminars and workshops
  • Ammo pouch
  • Ammunition
  • Badge and name tags
  • Baton
  • Briefcase
  • Ear protection
  • Camera and film processing
  • Flashlights, bulbs, and batteries
  • Guns
  • Mace
  • Maps and GPS equipment
  • Tape recorder and tapes
  • Whistles