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Category: Home Based Business

Zoning

Definition: The division of a city or county by legislative regulations into areas (zones), specifying the uses allowable for the property in these areas

Home Office Tax Deductions

Definition: Income tax deductions you're allowed to take if your home office passes the "exclusive use" text needed to qualify for the deduction

Home Based Business

Definition: A business whose primary office is in the owner's home. The business can be any size or any type as long as the office itself is located in a home.

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