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Author: jadair Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121592  
Subject: home office(s)? Date: 7/27/1999 1:01 PM
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Hello all,
I have a little bit of a strange situation.
My wife and i are both considered self-employed. She has been awarded an NRC research fellowship and i am doing some consulting/finishing grad. school. We currently are maintaining two apartments in different cities and i commute on the weekends and when free.

1.)Can we have two home offices?
2.)If i have one home office with her, then can i deduct my transportation to my second job (grad. student where i am paid)even though we would have two homes?
3.)Is it ok to have two vehicles under different deduction schemes? Last year i deducted mileage for my car,but this year we got her a new one and since she has very little mileage in her work, i was thinking about trying to deduct the expenses on hers.

Any other suggestions for deductions would be most appreciated(meals if we discuss work,internet connections,...). I do not mind paying taxes, but do not like paying half of my income.

Still learning to be more Foolish,
Joel
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