Individuals working from home may be eligible to claim certain home office expenses for tax purposes.
As many companies have temporarily shifted to a "work from home" environment, employees should determine whether they are eligible to claim home office expense deductions on their individual income tax return for the 2020 tax year. The CRA has changed the claim process for this year, including to shorten the qualifying period, allow individuals to claim additional expenses and to provide a temporary "flat rate" method or "detailed" method for eligible individuals. These changes only apply to claims for the 2020 taxation year.
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