I am a self employed courier delivering food for Skip the Dishes. Am I allowed too deduct my home office?

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As per CRA- Yes you can.

You can deduct expenses for the business use of a work space in your home, as long as you meet one of the following conditions:

  • it is your principal place of business
  • you use the space only to earn your business income, and you use it on a regular and ongoing basis to meet your clients, customers, or patients.

If you use part of your home for both your business and personal living, calculate how many hours in the day you use the rooms for your business, and then divide that amount by 24 hours. Multiply the result by the business part of your total home expenses. This will give you the household cost you can deduct. If you run the business for only part of the week or year, reduce your claim accordingly.


Here is an example- https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/businesses/topics/sole-proprietorships-partners...

 
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