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Cost of items to review

LC98
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Joined: Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:11 pm

Cost of items to review

Postby LC98 » Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:17 pm

Hi

For tax purposes, am I able to claim for part of the cost of items that I buy to review on my blog ?

I've read that I can't claim all of the cost, as there is some private use (which I understand). If I buy say a mobile phone, or some tech and then review this to drive views on my review blog, can I claim a percentage as a business expense for my blogging ?

If I can, does anyone have any idea how I arrive at the percentage ?

Thanks

LArry

SteLacca
Posts: 411
Joined: Fri Aug 07, 2015 2:17 pm

Re: Cost of items to review

Postby SteLacca » Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:29 pm

Is the blog run as a commercial enterprise with a realistic expectation of profit? That is the first test.


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