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Home Office Deduction

Tax Tip – Must-Know Tips about the Home Office Deduction

Tax Tip – Must-Know Tips about the Home Office Deduction

Must-Know Tips about the Home Office Deduction If you use your home for business, you may be able to deduct expenses for the business use of your home. If you qualify, you can claim the deduction whether you rent or own your home. You may use either the simplified method or the regular method to […]

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Doctor’s deductions for motor home used as “mobile office” were limited

Doctor’s deductions for motor home used as “mobile office” were limited

Cartwright, TC Memo 2015-212 The Tax Court has concluded that an on-call physician and surgeon at a hospital, who was required to work a 24-hour period three days a month, wasn’t entitled to depreciation and Code Sec. 179 expense deductions greater than IRS allowed for the business use of a mobile home as a “mobile […]

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Court rules on deductions where employer’s office was employee’s home

Court rules on deductions where employer’s office was employee’s home

Miller, TC Summary Opinion 2014-74 The Tax Court has ruled on the deductibility of various unreimbursed expenses of an employee whose New York City apartment was the New York location for her unrelated employer’s business. Facts. The Taxpayer, Ms. Miller, lived in New York City and was the only New York employee of BIW, a […]

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Revised business-use-of-home publication clarifies new simplified deduction option

Revised business-use-of-home publication clarifies new simplified deduction option

IRS has revised Publication 587, Business use of Your Home, for use in preparing 2013 returns. The revised publication clarifies important aspects of the new optional safe harbor method of computing deductions for business use of a home, including a new, comprehensive simplified deduction worksheet. Click here for Publication 587, Business use of Your Home, […]

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Tax Tip – Simplified Option for Home Office Deduction

Tax Tip – Simplified Option for Home Office Deduction

We have previously blogged on the “home office deduction, in “Tax Tips:  Work at Home? You May Qualify for the Home Office Deduction.” The IRS recently published the following Tax Tip entitled Simplified Option for Home Office Deduction. Do you work from home? If so, you may be familiar with the home office deduction, available […]

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IRS Tax Tip 2013-36 – Home Office Deduction: a Tax Break for Those Who Work from Home

IRS Tax Tip 2013-36 – Home Office Deduction: a Tax Break for Those Who Work from Home

If you use part of your home for your business, you may qualify to deduct expenses for the business use of your home. Here are six facts from the IRS to help you determine if you qualify for the home office deduction. 1. Generally, in order to claim a deduction for a home office, you […]

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IRS Announces Simplified Option for Claiming Home Office Deduction

IRS Announces Simplified Option for Claiming Home Office Deduction

The IRS recently announced a Simplified Option for Claiming Home Office Deduction Starting This Year; Eligible Home-Based Businesses May Deduct up to $1,500; Saves Taxpayers 1.6 Million Hours a Year.  In tax year 2010, the most recent year for which figures are available, nearly 3.4 million taxpayers claimed deductions for business use of a home […]

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Meet Paul Raymond

Meet Paul Raymond

Mr. Raymond is a sought after speaker in tax controversy law by many attorney, accountant, and business groups and at the request of the Internal Revenue Service, has presented programs at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum, attended by tax professionals throughout the United States.

Additionally, he continues to be an active member in the Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, where he was the Past Chair of the Employment Taxes Committee.

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