Self-employment tax is the bane of existence for many sole proprietors. And it’s often a surprise to people who are new to self-employment -- they file their tax return and find out that things often turn out much differently when you’re self-employed.
Short answer: the tuition is not "deductible," but some of the tuition might qualify for the Iowa "Tuition and Textbook Credit."
Question from a client: One of the charities I donate to told me that I don't need a receipt unless I donate $250 in one year...is this true...even if I get audited? Answer: Yes.