"An occupancy permit is needed if you intend to run a business from your home in a residential area that is not zoned for business."
Will a Home Office Suffice?
" If you are debating whether to set up an office in your home or
lease commercial space, think quite seriously about keeping the
office in your home if you can. "
Issues to Consider When Setting up a Home Office
" Your home office should offer privacy and enough elbow room to
hold the equipment and furniture you will require to effectively
conduct your business. If you plan on holding client meetings in
your home office, look for a room or rooms that are removed from
your family surroundings. "
Zoning Laws and Home Offices
" Many localities do not permit any businesses to be operated in
residential neighborhoods without a specific variance, which many
zoning boards are very reluctant to grant except under extenuating
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- Web Resources
Provides articles on the advantages of working at home and opportunities available.
Entrepreneurial Parent (EP)
Community and information resource for independent entrepreneurs and other career professionals who are looking for
alternative work options.
The Home Office centre for those working from home in Australia - research,
articles, discounts on products & services
National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE)
Specific guidelines to help you determine if your home office space qualifies for a tax deduction.
USHB currently gets 10,000+ unique visitors and 20,000+ page views per month from free ad sources. We fully
expect these numbers to double by the end of the year, through paid ads, as we continue to implement our
Federal Trade Commission wanting about common schemes advertising profits working at home.
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