Self-employed freelancers may often miss out on several tax deductions that they qualify for due to their limited knowledge about those potential tax benefits. This article discusses some helpful tips that will enable you to enjoy as many tax benefits as possible in the course of doing your work as a freelancer. Don't Ignore Start-Up Costs Many freelancers set up offices within their homes. Some freelancers may not know that they qualify for some tax benefits on the costs that they incur to start their businesses.