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If you worked from home during the lockdown, there’s a nice little sweetener; you can claim $15 in tax back for each week.
Those who are self-employed have always been able to claim expenses back. They work out how many square metres of their house are used as a home office, turn it into a percentage of the entire house, and ask for a tax refund of that percentage on electricity, internet, rent or mortgage interest.
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But it was more difficult for those in traditional employment, until now.
You can almost see why. Fewer people worked from home, so there was no urgency to clarify a law when there were other, more pressing matters.
But Covid-19 changed all that. Everyone who could was suddenly working from home.
As with many…