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Ask A CPA - Home Office Expenses

What Expenses Are Deductible In My Home Office?

Expenses directly allocated to the home office such as painting the office or buying furniture for the office are 100% deductible. Other expenses indirectly incurred are deductible at a business expense allocation percentage. These would include Real estate taxes, mortgage interest, depreciation, utilities, rent, insurance, snow removal and security.

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