Can I deduct a laptop for work? I do claim other business expenses (ie: cell phone, vehicle lease, fuel etc..) but do not primarily work from home.

The laptop will be used solely for business purposes

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If you use your laptop for business, you can deduct the expense. Rather than being a "usual" expense, laptops are considered to be capital costs. This simply means that instead of deducting the full cost, the expense is deducted over time - similar to your car.

Claim the cost of the laptop in the CCA (capital cost allowance) section of your return. Select 50 as the class.

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