Sometimes it makes sense to invest in your education or business in order to progress your career and move forward. And sometimes, you’re just paying to put off your goals. Or, as author Ramit Sethi puts it, we pay to “delegate our life decisions to someone else.”
There are plenty of incentives baked into the tax code for business and individuals — to both assist with the day-to-day and invest in new gear. While it may not always make sense to claim a deduction, doing so can be a big help if you need some new tech.
Pitching a new idea is always a bit nerve-racking, but over on Harvard Business Review, they suggest proposing a “pilot program” to minimise the risk your manager might worry about.