My accountant says that I cannot claim a home-office deduction because I rent desk space at my Re/Max real estate office. He is very adamant about this. Is he right? (G.M., Newburyport, MA)
No! Your accountant is adamantly wrong. You may claim both your home office and your Re/Max office as deductions.
Page 3 of IRS Publication 587, Business Use of Your Home (2007) states:
“You may have more than one business location, including your home, for a single ... Log in to view full article.