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June 2023

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The Cleaning Lady and Your Home-Office Deduction

You have an office in your home that qualifies for the home-office deduction.


You also have a cleaning lady. She cleans your home, including your home office.




You pay your cleaning lady (let’s call her Annie) $200 every two weeks. That’s $5,200 for the year.


Your office is 15 percent of your home. So, for the year, you pay Annie $780 to clean your office and $4,420 to clean your home.


Two Questions



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