Should an employer pay for items that their employees need in order to perform their duties remotely, the employer can deduct the cost of these items when preparing their own business return.
A second monitor, a portable scanner, even printer paper are examples of expenses that many employers are purchasing for their employees. As long as these expenses are considered ordinary and necessary to the business of the employer, they are deductible. As always, reach out to a member of Friedman’s Business Tax Advisory Services for support with your specific need.
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