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Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, you cannot write off your living expenses -- you can only deduct somewhere you are living if you are using a part of it 100% for business only -- and only the portion that has a business purpose. For example, if I had a table in my living room where I worked I could not deduct the area of my living room because it's also used for personal purposes. You cannot deduct the place that you rent, where you live half the year. I wish I had better news.
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