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So many of us have been working from home for almost 10 months in 2020 and we (employees) are not able to deduct home office expenses from our taxes?! Anyone can elaborate please?

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I write off a home office every year

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With the standard deduction so high, you need to do a lot itemizing.

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If you are in Canada you are able to

If you itemize, why not? Have you been told otherwise?

The IRS requirements have changed - I believe you can only deduct if you use that room exclusively as a home office (so no doubling as a peloton room or spare bedroom).

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In the UK they made a tax-free allowance

Thank Trump for it.

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