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Are laptops brought for school during covid 19 school closure fully tax deductible?
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Hi @nayroxy1793 

 

Unfortunatley, the short answer is no.  Below is a question and answer from our FAQ’s that might be of assistance.

 

Question: I am a working parent with school-aged children who are learning from home during the COVID-19 crisis. Will I be able to claim a deduction for the costs associated with setting them up for learning?

 

Answer: No, costs relating to your children’s education are personal expenses and not deductible. Examples of costs include:

  • setting them up to do online learning
  • teaching them at home
  • purchasing school supplies or items like desks, iPads, or sporting equipment.

 

If you are an employee who is working from home, you can only claim a deduction for expenses that are directly related to your work.

 

I hope this information helps.

 

MichelleR

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Hi @nayroxy1793 

 

Unfortunatley, the short answer is no.  Below is a question and answer from our FAQ’s that might be of assistance.

 

Question: I am a working parent with school-aged children who are learning from home during the COVID-19 crisis. Will I be able to claim a deduction for the costs associated with setting them up for learning?

 

Answer: No, costs relating to your children’s education are personal expenses and not deductible. Examples of costs include:

  • setting them up to do online learning
  • teaching them at home
  • purchasing school supplies or items like desks, iPads, or sporting equipment.

 

If you are an employee who is working from home, you can only claim a deduction for expenses that are directly related to your work.

 

I hope this information helps.

 

MichelleR