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Can a 100% shareholder of a Sub S corp charge for a ...

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Can a 100% shareholder of a Sub S corp charge for a pro-rata share of utilities for those provided through use of an "in home office" or are those charges deducted through the 1040 via Business Use of Home?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Jim Revels replied 8 years ago.

Yes, it is appropriate to expense a proportionate share of expenses associated with your home on the Sub S return. Be careful not to take Landscape expenses, recently found that to be an audit trigger. You should not take these on your personal return.


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