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I am self employed and file my return under business, Can i deduct professional certification expense?

Can i deduct expenses incurred for certification which helps market my skills under business expense?

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I am self employed and file my return under business, Can i deduct professional certification expense?

Yes, the IRS allows self-employed workers to deduct some training costs, including transportation to and from course locations. 

Publication 535 (2016), Business Expenses https://www.irs.gov/publications/p535
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I am self employed and file my return under business, Can i deduct professional certification expense?

Yes, the IRS allows self-employed workers to deduct some training costs, including transportation to and from course locations. 

Publication 535 (2016), Business Expenses https://www.irs.gov/publications/p535