I clean airbnb properties and out of my taxed pay, I have to wash 1 to 2 loads of laundry each day at a laundromat, it averages 5 dollars a load, so i pay to wash help

I spend 5 to 20 per day on linen laundry out of my pay, this is a deduction right?


Let's categorize your transactions to maximize your deductions at tax time, elvismaxine.

It's a deduction as long as it's related to your self-employed business. There are a lot of categories that you can choose from when categorizing your transactions in QuickBooks Self-Employed. 

For more information about our categories, here are some helpful articles:

For guidance in categorizing your transactions, I suggest consulting an Accountant or a Tax professional. They can help you select the category that will match this expense.

    Let me know if you still have questions by leaving a comment below. I'm always here to help. Enjoy the rest of the week. 

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