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Wife works 4 days in office and one day from home . when she

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wife works 4 days in office and one day from home . when she works from home she has to carry a couple of bulky suitcases full of files . can she claim the km's between the office and home as home is an alternative work place .
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Robin D. replied 1 year ago.
HelloYour wife would need to show that the files have no place for storage or security if left at the work place. The reason for the deduction lies in that the work item has to be carried back and forth because there is no place to keep it at work. In addition, the files are not equipment and would not be allowed.
Expert:  Robin D. replied 1 year ago.
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