Up to 60% of those that work at home do not take a home office deduction on their taxes out of fear it’d trigger an IRS audit. Yikes! The IRS changed some of the laws for the home-office deduction offering a simple blanket sort of deduction of up to $1500 or you can still use the more complicated method which, it turns out, could save you even more.
The Wall Street Journal had a good article explaining a bit more on the two options. If you are a small business owner working from home, what option are you choosing this year?