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2018 Home Office Tax Deduction: Can anyone explain for me what (eg, limits, calculations) has changed for how I can write my home office off taxes for 2018 with the new tax laws? Please & thank you.

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Please describe your home work situation, ie why you think you were qualified for this deduction previously

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Simple answer: you probably don’t qualify for it in a tax audit-defensible way if you work for a consulting firm.

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Thanks @A1... my home office deduction is gone! Darn. That was $4k post-tax for me. Thanks @PwC1 — please elaborate as I’d love to understand.

@KPMG1 - previously owned my own company, and home office was a business expense. Since transitioning to a large consulting firm, I’ve lived >1000 from firm office so rely on home office to perform client and firm work.

I notice it’s still available for self-employed — if I set up a side business and have a dedicated home office for that side business alone, would the deduction still be available?

@DD1 - I saw that too!! Think the answer is YES. Would love someone else to explain. I already have a business on the side, but honestly use my office for this consulting gig... living room for personal business!

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