Please see the CRA guidelines before claiming home office expenses: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/bsnss/tpcs/slprtnr/rprtng/t2125/ln9945-eng.html. Essentially, the workplace at home should be either:
- the principal place of business; or
- used exclusively to earn business income and on a regular and continuous basis for meeting clients, customers or patients of the individual in respect of the business.
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