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FAQ: Can I claim for installing desks and shelving as well as chairs etc. for the separate room I have converted into a home office?

Yes, you could qualify for a wear-and tear allowance on these items. Please consult Interpretation Note 47 “Wear-and-Tear or Depreciation Allowance” (Issue 5) for more detail on the requirements and a list setting out what SARS considers to be the useful life of certain assets.

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