Did you start a business this year? If you started a business in 2018, any startup expenses you incurred for planning, researching, or outfitting your office may be eligible to be claimed as a business startup deduction to take in 2018 and claim it on your 2018 return. Let’s begin with determining your start date. Just because you’ve filed incorporation papers (such as articles of incorporation or articles of organization) and have been issued a Federal Tax ID number or Employer…