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rover024
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I’m a contract worker only getting paid with 1099 misc and social security . Can I deduct my personal expenses license , insurance and continuing Ed costs in addition to my standard deduc

 
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DMarkM1
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I’m a contract worker only getting paid with 1099 misc and social security . Can I deduct my personal expenses license , insurance and continuing Ed costs in addition to my standard deduc

Yes, you are considered self-employed and should deduct necessary expenses for that work.  That 1099-misc income and the associated expenses are reported on schedule C separate from your standard deduction.  Here is a link that you may find helpful.   

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