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mpf137
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If I purchased a laptop for personal and business use, how do I properly calculate the amount to claim, and how do I properly insert that into the TurboTax form?

I know roughly how many hours I use it for work in a given week, but I'm not sure whether to use the work percentage to calculate the total cost, or if I use that percentage against my allowable CCA claim amount.
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TurboTaxSusan
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If I purchased a laptop for personal and business use, how do I properly calculate the amount to claim, and how do I properly insert that into the TurboTax form?

You would pro-rate the total cost. So if you use it 50% for work and 50% for personal use, then only enter 50% of the cost. 

 

It would also be a good idea to keep some kind of record of how much you use the computer for business use, just in case the CRA asks.

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