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Home office expenses Claiming a computer phone or other electronic device

Individual Tax Return Basics: Home office expenses - Claiming a computer, phone or other electronic device as a work-related expense If you’re an employee and required to use your computer, phone, tablet or other electronic device for work purposes, you may be able to claim a tax deduction. However, you must be able to demonstrate how you used the device for work and you can only claim the work-related proportion of your use, excluding any private use. You’ll also need to keep records to show how you worked out your claim. These can include phone and internet bills as well [...]

Four methods for claiming work-related car expenses

Individual Tax Return Basics: Car Expenses - Four methods for claiming work-related car expenses You can choose which of the following f our methods for claiming work-related car expenses that gives you the largest deduction for any car and choose different methods for different cars. Some adjustments to your claim may need to be made if the car is jointly owned. The four methods are: Cents per kilometre method 12% of original value method One-third of actual expenses method Logbook method If you use a borrowed car or a vehicle other than a car for work purposes, you can [...]

Individual Tax Return Basics: When you can claim car expenses

Individual Tax Return Basics: Car Expenses - When you can claim car expenses You can claim a deduction for work-related car expenses if you use your own car in the course of performing your job as an employee, for example, to: carry bulky tools or equipment attend conferences or meetings deliver items or collect supplies travel between two separate places of employment (for example, when you have a second job) travel from your normal workplace to an alternative workplace and back to your normal workplace or directly home travel from your home to an alternative workplace and [...]