Our article Deductible expenses for work-related second household requires a partcial amentment.
From 2014 on the 60 square meter criterion is not applicable any more for a work-related double household in Germany. On the other hand deductible expenses are limited to 1,000 Euro per month. The expenses must be proven by means of supporting documents. If the limit of 1,000 has not been reached in one month the not used amount can be transferred into another month of the same calendar year.
For a work-related double household abroad the 60 square meter criterion is still in place.
Author: Peter Scheller, Steuerberater, Master of International Taxation