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I'm an independent contractor and I do not drive. Can I deduct what I payed to Uber and Lyft?

 
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I'm an independent contractor and I do not drive. Can I deduct what I payed to Uber and Lyft?

If the travel was from home to work or from work to home that would be commuting and not deductible. 

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I'm an independent contractor and I do not drive. Can I deduct what I payed to Uber and Lyft?

Yes, you can deduct as transportation cost the amount of money you paid to get you from your primary place of business to your job cites.  

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I'm an independent contractor and I do not drive. Can I deduct what I payed to Uber and Lyft?

That only applies if your primary place of business is your home.