Everything you need to know about claiming home office expenses on your tax return
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You may recall that last summer I received a “review letter” from the CRA asking for more information about various items on my return, including my claim for the new digital news subscription tax credit, proof that I made a small political contribution and, most significantly, support for my employment expenses claim.
I submitted what I thought was sufficient documentation, and I was allowed my $75 digital news credit along with my political donation, but my home office expenses were denied in their entirety as I did not send them sufficient information to justify my claim.
To make sure your home office expenses for 2021 go through without a hitch, let’s briefly review the rules, along with the additional documentation I spent last weekend gathering in order to fight my reassessment.