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You can take off all the regular deductions that anyother person would, that includes in general:
What changes is just what things do you use and do at your trade that fits these categories.
To help you out, I would like to refer you to this work sheet designed by a reputable CPA in the NY for entertainers, models, etc.
The check list requires you to enter 100% of the costs of meals; but note...you can only take 50% of a business meal for a deduction.