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Subject:  Deductions from Self employ income Date:  3/8/1998  1:07 PM
Author:  Sewerguy Number:  2495 of 121482

I earned approximately $1500 of self-employment income last year providing enviornmental/chemical engineering consulting services.

My understanding of the tax codes is that I can deduct professional expenses against these earnings. Specificly, I wanted to deduct the cost (~$500) of a course I took to prepare myself for Professional Engineering certification (PE).

Does it sound like my understanding is correct?






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