DOING TAXES AS A SOCCER COACH or DIRECTOR
You will recieve your 1099 from the Club prior to Feb 1st of each year.
Please see the Coach Orientation page for documents required to submit to the club for tax purposes.
EXPENSES THAT CAN BE CLAIMED AGAINST YOUR COACHING INCOME
We always recommend checking with an official tax preparer.
Mileage - travel to and from training, games, meetings, picking up players, team functions, tournaments
Lodging - any lodging expenses incurred for games, tournaments, meetings, conventions, coach education
Education - any coaching courses, certifications, licensing
Equipment - any equipment needed for team practice, such as balls, cones, bibs, air pumps, etc...
Cell Phone - a reasonable proportion of your cell phone bill relative to it's use for soccer business
Internet Service - a reasonalbe proportion of your internet bill relative to it's use for soccer business
Software - training software, game analysis software, apps purchased for communication w/ team
Computer - ** check w/ tax preparer ** purchase of laptop, computer, IPad for soccer purposes can be claimed
Entry Fees - if you paid any team entry fees, referee fees, registration fees, on behalf of your team, etc...
Uniforms - if you purchased any of your players' uniforms or team training suit uniforms
Tolls - any tolls paid due to soccer related travel
Parking Fees - any parking fees paid due to soccer events or soccer travel
Office Supplies - any general office supplies (paper, printer cartridges, etc)
Printing - any printing expenses from a print store, etc...
WHAT CANNOT BE DEDUCTED
Apparel - any coaching apparel you purchased for the purpose of coaching
Shoes - any shoes you purchased for the purpose of coaching
Food - any restaurant expenses (unless you were hosting & conducting club administrative business)