There’s a lot of confusion about whether you can claim the standard deduction while also writing off business purchases.
The answer is, yes. The standard deduction is a tax write-off for your personal deductions that you can take instead of itemizing them. These personal write-offs have nothing to do with your business write-offs. So you can definitely claim business write-offs on top of the standard deduction.
Read more about it in our article, “Can I Take the Standard Deduction and Deduct Business Expenses?”