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3muttsmom: "Decath, I did consider the possibility of other writeoffs, but I'm afraid we wouldn't realize much.

Home office - we don't have a separate space, nor is his primary place of business our house. He'd be working at the company, so I don't think we'd qualify.

Office equipment/computer - he'd be working on the computer at work. don't really anticipate any work from home.

Internet connection - Again he'd be working from work and my usage of the DSL for "fun" (!) I think would negate this.

Travel - none anticipated."

Based on what little you have said, I tend to doubt that classifying your DH as an independent contractor is lawfully permissible to his employer. The IRS has a 20-part test, but lack of office, working only on company site, on company computer equipment, and with no other employers makes him sound like an employee!

See, e.g., ; ; etc,

Regards, JAFO

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