How Much of My Phone Bill Can I Claim as a Business Expense?

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Woman uses her phone for work after wondering "How much of my phone bill can I claim as a business expense?"

Chances are you use a mobile phone to conduct business. Whether you’re calling the bank, answering emails, or conducting internet research on the go, your cell phone most likely plays an important role in your entrepreneurial adventureSo, if you use your cell phone to conduct business, it’s reasonable to ask, “how much of my phone bill can I claim as a business expense?”, right?

Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. The Canada Revenue Agency has defined how much of a cell phone bill can be written off when you’re running a business (or an employee conducting business), and the rules can be a bit unclear.

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