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August 2007

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Home Office with More Than One Business

I use my home office for my rental properties and my two businesses. What do I need to think about? (A.P., Hickory, NC)


As the court stated in Hamacher,1 each and every business use must meet the requirements for the home office. Should you have a use that fails the exclusive business-use requirement, that one failed use disqualifies your home-office deduction.


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