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Claiming home and limited work expenses for employees who worked from home (either required or by choice) because of covid-19

Important note - We require you to have the filled T2200S and TP-64.3-V filled by your employer to claim home expenses at the time of you appointment

Who Qualifies

  1. You were required or you choose to work from home because of Covid-19
  2. You were required to pay for expenses related to the work space in your home
  3. Your work space is where you mainly (more than 50% of the time) work for a period of at least four consecutive weeks
  4. You only use your work space to earn employment income
  5. You must have the T2200S (for the Federal return) and the TP-64.3-V (for the Quebec return) form filled out by your employer. The link to both of these documents are below

What Expenses can be claimed?

Home Office Expenses

Home expense that can be claimed is based on the percentage of the home that is being used for work. Eligible expenses include:

Other Expenses that can be claimed for commission based employees:

Work utilities and supplies that can be claimed:

Expenses that CANNOT be claimed:

Note 1: You cannot claim any expenses that were or will be reimbursed by your employer.

Note 2: We do not require the receipts for the above expenses, only the total amount of the expenses for the time you had work at home. Please have them added up with the year-end total for each expense (including ant taxes paid)

T2202S and TP-64.3-V to be filled by the employer

In order to claim home office and limited work expenses, your employer must fill out a T2200S (for the Federal tax return) and TP-64.3-V (for the Quebec tax return) which only takes a few minutes. Below are the links for both forms.

  1. The T2200S needs to be fully filled out.

    T2200S regular PDF
    T2200S fillable/saveable PDF

  2. The TP-64.3-V only requires section 1, 2, 3.1, 3.6 and 4 to be filled. The rest is non-applicable.

    TP-64.3-V regular PDF
    TP-64.3-V fillable/saveable PDF

If you have any questions regarding this process, please don't hesitate to call us at 514-935-3321