The following two-part calculator will help you estimate the amount of your home office deduction. It is not intended as a substitute for the assistance of a tax professional. However, it will assist you in organizing the information that relates to your home office deduction, and in understanding the associated tax concepts. This should reduce the amount of time and work that a tax professional must expend, and might even reduce the bill you receive for these services.
If you have any question regarding a particular expense, click on that item for an explanation. Remember that taxes are computed on an annual basis and that amounts entered relate to this tax year, unless otherwise stated.
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