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FAQ: Where a taxpayer claims home office expenses and the house is in the name of the taxpayer’s spouse, would this impact the CGT calculation when the spouse sells the house?

Yes, home office expenses claimed by a taxpayer will have a CGT impact on the disposal of the property by the spouse. The taxpayer’s use of the property for business purposes will affect the spouse’s primary residence exclusion.

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