Expense Deductions for Salon Business
Salon Accounting can help you keep track of your expenses throughout the year.

Legitimate business expenses are great deductions to reduce your taxable income.

Advertising and Promotion

Advertising, marketing, graphic design, and other promotional expenses

Bank Service Charges

Bank account service fees, bad check charges and other bank fees

Computer and Internet Expenses

Computer supplies, off-the-shelf software, online fees, and other computer or internet related expenses

Continuing Education

Seminars, educational expenses and employee development, not including travel

Depreciation Expense

Depreciation on equipment, buildings and improvements

Dues and Subscriptions

Subscriptions and membership dues for civic, service, professional, trade organizations

Equipment Rental

Rent paid for rented equipment used for business

Insurance Expense

Professional liability (errors and omissions) insurance

Interest Expense

Interest payments on business loans, credit card balances, or other business debt

Janitorial Expense

Janitorial expenses and cleaning supplies

Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Landscape maintenance, gardening, and pool maintenance costs

Marketing Expense

Advertising, marketing, graphic design, and other promotional expenses for our company

Meals and Entertainment

Business meals and entertainment expenses, including travel-related meals (may have limited deductibility)

Office Supplies

Office supplies expense

Postage and Delivery

Postage, courier, and pickup and delivery services


Printing, copies, and other reproduction expenses

Professional Fees

Payments to attorneys and other professionals for services rendered

Rent Expense

Rent paid for company offices or other structures used in the business

Repairs and Maintenance

Incidental repairs and maintenance of business assets that do not add to the value or appreciably prolong its life

Research Services

Research costs including legal library and subscriptions for research services

Salon Supplies, Linens, Laundry

Costs of supplies used in the course of business (includes linens and laundry services)

Shop Expense

Miscellaneous shop supplies and related shop expenses (rags, hand cleaning supplies, etc.)

Small Tools and Equipment

Purchases of small tools or equipment not classified as fixed assets

Telephone Expense

Telephone and long distance charges, faxing, and other fees Not equipment purchases

Travel Expense

Business-related travel expenses including airline tickets, taxi fares, hotel and other travel expenses


Uniforms for employees and contractors


Water, electricity, garbage, and other basic utilities expenses

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