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Small space office

Are you working from home but struggling to find the perfect spot to set up your office? If you’re living in a small space, it can be challenging to carve out an area that meets your needs. But don’t worry! With some creativity and strategic planning, it’s possible to incorporate an efficient office into even the smallest of homes or apartments.

The trend of working from home is on the rise. With more companies embracing the remote work lifestyle, more and more people are making their homes their offices. Whether you’re a full-time telecommuter, freelancer, or just need a spot to stay productive, having an office space in your home is essential. But if you’re living in a small apartment or a crowded house, it can be tricky…

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Proper organization and storage are key to a productive home office. Upgrading your home office can be a visual cue, inspiring you to increase your productivity and improve your general workflow.

Innovative renovations that boost your home office aesthetic and practicality, while bringing you closer to your work, can help you reach new heights. If you have a hybrid work schedule or are working from home, you can easily incorporate these six ideas into your existing decor.

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Home Office

Upgrade Your Lighting with Different Bulbs

Workplace lighting could be subpar if the space were designed to be something other than an office from the start. A well-lit home office has both natural and artificial lighting options, such…

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As recent as two years ago, traveling to the cottage was an event reserved for the weekends and summer months. Now, thanks to the rise in remote working, more and more Canadians are taking their full-time nine-to-five jobs to cottage country. 

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of Canadians have migrated permanently to rural vacation markets, regions that have traditionally served as vacation and cottage hotspots. This heightened demand has sent recreational property prices higher and inventory lower, with multiple buyers competing for cottages that offer the ability to work from home in Canada’s picturesque countryside. For many, working remotely from the cottage is a decision not just driven by real estate prices, but also a…

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As many Canadians continued to work from home in 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, this year’s tax season might be more complicated than usual. In some provinces, public health guidelines mandated all employees set up offices in their homes, and in others, the company you worked for determined who could do so. 

To compensate for the home office expenses they incurred, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced a new temporary flat rate method for the 2020 tax year, but some things have changed for 2021. It’s important to know what you can and cannot claim if you worked from home last year. Here are some guidelines for turning your pandemic work-from-home experience into a tax deduction on this year’s tax return.

What’s changed for…

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