The office-in-the-home deduction produces good-to-excellent cash benefits when it eliminates commuting mileage. That’s the result you achieve when you claim an administrative office in your home.
To qualify for the home office, you must use the office exclusively for the business or businesses for which you are claiming the deduction.
Your ability to qualify for the office-in-the-home deduction is straightforward if you have no spouse and only one business.
Add a spouse or another business to the equation, and this deduction ... Log in to view full article.