This is the last in our series, “Things a Musician Should Know about Taxes.” As usual, William Hunt is our resident Polyphonic.org tax expert. Not only is he a superb violinist, he also has an MBA in finance from the Simon School at the University of Rochester. I don’t know of anyone more knowledgeable than Bill when it comes to tax deductions and preparation for musicians. Office in Home. We can claim one, and we can write off many things in our quest to lower our adjusted gross. But, if we want to avoid an audit we have to make sure we are within the IRS’ guidelines. You’ll find out about it all here. Click here to read more.