• 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 current year and the two previous income years. It will automatically determine if you are entitled to claim occupancy expenses.

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    This calculation should only take between five and 20 minutes to complete.

    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.

    Note: 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.

    Your eligibility and entitlement to a deduction for home office expenses can only be determined following lodgment of your tax return.

    Last modified: 09 Sep 2016QC 17079