If you had ordinary and necessary business expenses in 2019 for an ongoing business, you should claim them.
As long as you were in business to make a profit, your expenses are deductible.
Showing a loss doesn't make the business a hobby, and not reporting losses doesn't make it a business engaged in for profit.
IRC § 183(d) provides a presumption that an activity is engaged in for profit if the activity is profitable for 3 years of a consecutive 5 year period or 2 years of a consecutive 7 year period for activities that consist of breeding, showing, training, or racing horses.
The Internal Revenue Service allows you to take a tax deduction for legitimate losses incurred in the operation of your business.
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Thanks. I don't remember how many years of profit and loss I had. But let's say that this would make it the third out of five years that I lost money, however I also already took steps to close it since it wasn't profitable . . .