COVID-19 And Claiming Home Office Expenses For Employees

As employees prepare their taxes, you may get some questions on expenses for those working from home during COVID.  The attached article, and calculator from CRA, may provide some assistance to you and your staff if questions arise.

Home office expense calculator for employees

April 30 is fast approaching, and employers are facing an unprecedented number of questions from employees regarding claiming home office expenses. With the transition to working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many employees are wondering if they are eligible to claim home office expenses on their 2020 income tax returns.