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Home Office

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) government Brit the national department responsible for the maintenance of law and order, immigration control, and all other domestic affairs not specifically assigned to another department

home′ of′fice


n.
1. the main office of a company.
2. (caps.) the governmental department in Great Britain dealing with domestic matters, as elections and the control of police.
3. a work or office space set up in a person's home and used exclusively for business on a regular basis.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Home Office - the government department in charge of domestic affairs
ministry - a government department under the direction of a minister
2.home office - (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprisehome office - (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise; "many companies have their headquarters in New York"
mukataa - an Arabic word for headquarters or administrative center; "Arafat was holed up in the mukataa of his West Bank compound"
business office, office - place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed; "he rented an office in the new building"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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Then the Home Office might have ordered exhumation.
What came next was a German family, the continental acquaintances of the wife of one of Fyne's colleagues in the Home Office.
They set to work in the Home Office to overturn the Emperor.
The 1997 law expanded the principal place of business definition to permit home offices to qualify for deductions starting in 1999 if
Individuals must consider the relative importance of activities performed at each business location and focus on whether revenue is generated or services are performed in their home offices.
I've written two books on the subject of home offices and design, write a monthly column on home office design for a consumer magazine, interview and visit with scores of home office workers, and I, myself, am your average corporate- turned-home-office worker.
Before the act, taxpayers who used their home offices only for administrative and managerial tasks were denied this deduction because of the U.
This article will analyze the "exclusive use" requirement as it is applied to multiple use and joint use home offices.
She added that not only is the home office here to stay, but there is a trend toward multiple home offices in one household.
Revenue ruling 94-47 disqualifies home offices claimed under section 280A(c)(1)([3), which allows a deduction when the home is a "place of business which is used by patients, clients, or customers in meeting or dealing with the taxpayer in the normal course of his trade or business" or under section 280A(c) (1) (c), which allows a deduction if the office is a "separate structure which is not attached to the dwelling unit, [and is] in connection with the taxpayer's trade or business.