Calculate your expenses – Home office expenses for employees
Calculate your expenses
To understand the math behind the home office expenses calculation, refer to how the claim is calculated.
To use the calculator, select from the options below.
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The CRA is not collecting or retaining any of the information you enter on this page. These amounts are only used to help you determine the amount of work space expenses you may be eligible to claim.
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Answer a few questions to begin calculating your home office expenses.
What is your residence situation?
- Rent, and have not moved while working from home within the year
- Own, and have not moved while working from home within the year
- Changed your residence or work spaces while working from home within the year
If this situation applies, you will need to calculate the expenses for each work space location separately to get the correct amount you can claim. This means you will use the calculator multiple times.
You will only need to complete one Form T777. Add the amounts you calculated for each work space location together when filling in the lines on the form.
Your work space is in a home that you
Did you earn commission income (Box 42 on T4 slip)?
What type of space do you work from at home?
- Designated work space (room)
- Common (shared) space
Choose your preferred measurement units
- Square metres (m²)
- Square feet (ft²)
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