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  • Home office expenses calculator

    The Home office expenses calculator helps you work out the amount you can claim as a tax deduction for home office expenses for the previous six income years.

    What's new for 2018–19

    The fixed rate for heating, cooling and lighting in your home office is now 52 cents per hour.

    You will need:

    • receipts for
      • home office equipment used for work purposes
      • repairs to the home office or furniture and equipment used for work purposes
      • cleaning expenses of home office
      • any other day-to-day running expenses for the home office
    • records of home expenses.


    All outcomes provided by this calculator are based on the information you provide and the deduction rates available at the time of calculation. You should use the outcomes as an estimate and for guidance purposes only.

    You need to self-assess your eligibility and entitlement to a deduction for home office expenses before using this calculator.

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    Last modified: 27 Jun 2019QC 17079