How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Jim Revels Your Own Question
Jim Revels
Jim Revels, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Category: Tax
Satisfied Customers: 210
Experience:  Providing income tax / planning services for over 16 years on all entity and individual tax issues
Type Your Tax Question Here...
Jim Revels is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

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

Resolved Question:

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: 9 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Jim Revels replied 9 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.


Best regards,



Jim Revels and other Tax Specialists are ready to help you