Cannot deduct business expenses for any Telephone Number List part of your home that you use for both personal and business purposes. The use of your home must be for your employer's convenience. You must not rent Telephone Number List any part of your home to your employer and use the rented portion to perform services as an employee for that employer.
Deductible expenses for business Telephone Number List use of your home include the business portion of real estate taxes, deductible mortgage interest, rent, casualty losses, utilities, insurance, depreciation, maintenance and repairs. Generally, the amount of your deduction for whole-house related expenses, like utilities, is limited to the square footage of the area you're using for business purposes. You may not deduct Telephone Number List expenses for lawn care in general, or for painting a room not used for business.
You must use the worksheet in Publication 587,Business Use Telephone Number List of Your Home, to figure your deduction. You claim this deduction on line 21 of Schedule A. (Off-the-shelf tax software will Telephone Number List effectively bring up and complete theBusiness Use of Your Home worksheet for you) Job-related education expenses You may be able to deduct job-related education expenses paid during the year, as an itemized deduction on Schedule.