Claiming home office expenses

March 15th, 2013



Claiming home office expenses

Do you run a business from home?  Do you have a room set aside exclusively to run your business?  Are you claiming home office expenses? 

Did you know that you can claim cleaning costs for keeping your home office clean.  Cleaning costs include the following:

  • A portion of your vacuum cleaner
  • Cleaning products such as disinfectant, cleaning clothes and furniture polish.
  • Light globes
  • Fly spray
  • Tissues
  • Bin Liners
  • Dust pans and brooms
  • Pretty much everything that you need to keep your home office in tip top shape

So ladies you now have no excuse!  Go out and buy that new vacuum cleaner you have had on your wish list for a long time.  And if the hubby complains…..well after all it’s a tax deduction.


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