Small business advertising and marketing costs may be tax deductible
The tax law allows businesses to deduct expenses that help them bring in new customers and keep existing ones. These costs may include expenses for advertising and marketing. Here are some details about this valuable tax deduction that can help small businesses save money on their taxes.
Advertising and marketing costs must be ordinary and necessary to be tax deductible.
Here are a few advertising expenses that are usually deductible:
Generally, small businesses can’t deduct amounts they pay to influence legislation, which includes advertising in a convention program of a political party, or in any other publication if any of the proceeds from the publication are for, or intended for, the use of a political party or candidate.
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