It’s Not Too Late to Take Advantage of Your Professional or Home Office 2023 Tax Deductions

Whether your office is in a large corporate building or you use part of your home
exclusively and regularly for conducting business, you may be eligible to deduct
expenses. The IRS allows for tax deductions for office furniture, art and rugs and
purchasing a beautiful Nejad Oriental Rug for your office may qualify for tax
deduction savings.

We already know that a beautifully designed workspace significantly boosts productivity,
motivation, and overall well-being. Such environments are often aesthetically pleasing
and ergonomically sound, reducing physical strain and mental stress. Comfortable
furniture with a beautiful Nejad Persian rug in a harmonious color scheme can uplift
mood, enhance focus, and foster creativity. With this year’s Section 179 allowed tax
deduction, you can create a nurturing setting that not only improves work efficiency but
also encourages a healthier work-life balance, contributing to greater job satisfaction
and overall happiness.

These professional offices feature Nejad Oriental Rugs, from light colors to rich jewel
tones in varying classic and transitional patterns.

Professional Home offices featuring Nejad Oriental Rugs

Professional Home offices featuring Nejad Oriental Rugs

Professional Home offices featuring Nejad Oriental Rugs

The Section 179 Deduction: The Section 179 deduction allows businesses to write off
the entire cost of qualifying assets in the year they are purchased rather than
depreciating them over time. For 2023, the maximum Section 179 deduction is
$1,160,000. Office furniture is explicitly mentioned as a deductible expense under
this section. This suggests that if office furniture, including rugs, qualifies as
a business asset, it can potentially be deducted under this rule.

Business Use of Home: If you use part of your home exclusively and regularly for
conducting business, you may deduct expenses related to this business use. The area
designated for the home office must be exclusively used for conducting business on
a regular basis. This means the space should not be used for personal activities.

Your home office must be the principal place of your business, or a place where
you regularly meet with clients or patients. This rule has some flexibility; for
example, if you conduct business at a location outside of your home but use your
home substantially and regularly to conduct business, you may qualify for a home
office deduction.

If the space is a separate structure not attached to your home, it does not have
to be your principal place of business, as long as it’s used exclusively and
regularly for your business.

These expenses can include mortgage interest, insurance, utilities, repairs,
and depreciation. In this context, if an office rug is used exclusively and
regularly in a part of your home devoted to business, it may be considered
for a deduction. However, the specific inclusion of rugs isn’t explicitly
detailed in the IRS guidelines​​​​.

Ordinary and Necessary Business Expenses: The IRS guidelines state that
business expenses must be both ordinary and necessary to qualify for tax
deductions. Ordinary expenses are those that are common and accepted in your
trade or business. Necessary expenses are those that are helpful and
appropriate for running the business. If office rugs are deemed ordinary
and necessary for your business operations, they may qualify as deductible

In summary, office furniture, including rugs, may be tax-deductible if they
are considered necessary and ordinary business expenses, and if they are used
exclusively and regularly in a part of your home dedicated to business. The
Section 179 deduction offers a pathway for immediate write-offs of such assets.
As tax laws can be complex and subject to interpretation, it’s advisable to
consult with a tax professional or an accountant to assess the specific
circumstances of your business and ensure compliance with IRS rules.

As tax laws can change and individual circumstances vary, it’s always highly
recommended to consult with a tax professional for advice specific to your

Oriental Rugs: The Perfect Addition to Your Home Library for Style and Comfort

Nejad's Antique Persian Rug in Client's Philadelphia Suburb Home Library
Nejad’s Antique Persian Rug in Client’s Philadelphia Suburb Home Library

Whether planning a small corner reading nook or designating an entire room, when it
comes to creating a cozy and inviting home library, every detail matters. From the
choice of furniture to the selection of lighting and décor, each element plays a
vital role in setting the right ambiance for a reading haven. One of the most
important elements that makes a significant impact is the rug. In particular, Oriental
rugs have a timeless charm that pairs exceptionally well with the classic comfort of
leather and upholstered furniture. In this blog, we’ll explore why Nejad Oriental rugs
are the perfect choice for your home’s reading space, especially when aiming for that
signature Ralph Lauren decor look or your favorite library’s reading room.

Timeless Elegance of Oriental Rugs

Nejad's Antique Persian Heriz Rug in Reading Nook
Nejad’s Antique Persian Heriz Rug in Reading Nook

Oriental rugs, also known as Persian rugs, have been woven by skilled artisans for
centuries. Their intricate patterns, rich colors, and high-quality craftsmanship make
them a testament to timeless elegance. When you step into a room adorned with an
Oriental rug, you’re not just walking on a floor covering; you’re entering a space
steeped in history and culture.

Harmonizing with Leather

Nejad's M023GOBR Signature Tabriz Beige Burgundy in 
          Client's Bucks County PA Home Library
Nejad’s M023GOBR Signature Tabriz Beige Burgundy in Client’s Bucks County PA Home Library

Rich leathers from fabric companies such as Kravet, Schumacher, Villa Nova, Lee Jofa
and Pinder and Carnegie are synonymous with luxury and comfort, particularly Ralph
Laurens leather furniture collections. The soft, supple leather of sofas and armchairs
provides a sense of warmth and sophistication. Pairing this comfort with one of Nejad’s
Oriental rug’s plush texture creates a tactile experience that’s unmatched. The smooth
leather and soft rug fibers create a delightful contrast that complements each other

Versatile Design

Nejad's M010MTRT Baktiari in New Hope Pennsylvania Client's Arts & Crafts 
         Style Home Library
Nejad’s M010MTRT Baktiari in New Hope Pennsylvania Client’s Arts & Crafts Style Home Library

One of the remarkable features of handmade Oriental rugs is their versatility in design.
Whether your home library follows a traditional, rustic, or modern aesthetic, with
Nejad’s inventory of over 10,000 handmade rugs, you’ll be sure to find an Oriental rug
to suit your style and price range that resonates with your personal taste and
complements your furniture seamlessly.

Nejad rugs come in many various designs, sizes and color palettes, however professional
interior designers continue to favor time tested Serapi and Heriz rugs for home library
projects. These gorgeous rugs feature geometric motifs, either in all over design or
with a bold center medallions in the most sought after colors ranging from warm rusts,
deep navies, jeweled tone reds, mellowed antiqued ivory, and soft melon.

Enhancing Acoustics
Nejad's M023GOBK Tabriz in Pennsylvania Clients Home Combination Library Office

Nejad’s M023GOBK Tabriz in Pennsylvania Clients Home Combination Library Office

A home library is not just about aesthetics; it’s also about creating a serene reading
environment. Nejad’s Oriental rugs play a surprising role in enhancing the acoustics of
your space. Their dense pile and thick construction help absorb sound, reducing echoes
and creating a quieter atmosphere. This is especially important in a reading space
where you want to focus on reading without distractions.

Investment in Quality

Nejad's T103BNBN Modern Aubusson in Client's Villanova Pennsylvania 
          Quiet Reading Nook with English Revolving Bookcase Table
Nejad’s T103BNBN Modern Aubusson in Client’s Villanova Pennsylvania Quiet Reading Nook with English Revolving Bookcase Table

Choosing a Nejad Oriental rug for your home library is not just a design decision; it’s
an investment in quality. These rugs are known for their durability and longevity. When
properly cared for, they can last for generations, making them a valuable addition to
your home. Unlike mass-produced rugs, Nejad Oriental rugs are hand-woven with
extreme care and attention to detail, ensuring that you’re purchasing a piece of
art that will stand the test of time.
stand the test of time.

Public Library Spaces as Inspiration

Nejad Antique Ziegler Mahal Rug in Reading Nook
Nejad Antique Ziegler Mahal Rug in Reading Nook

Many of the country’s most prestigious libraries have the most beautifully decorated
spaces filled with bookshelf lined walls, rich wood moldings, classic library tables,
comfortable upholstered chairs and sofas, and Oriental rugs. These spectacular rooms
offer the best in design to help you generate ideas on a smaller scale for your home

In conclusion, if you’re looking to create a home library or a small reading space that
exudes comfort and sophistication, consider adding a Nejad Oriental rug. The timeless
elegance, versatile design, acoustic benefits, and long-lasting quality of a Nejad
Oriental rug make it the ideal choice for this intimate space. With over four decades
of working with the country’s top interior designers, our experienced staff can help
you choose the perfect Oriental rug to create your home library, not only be a place
to escape into your favorite books but also a haven of style and comfort and a truly
inviting retreat.

Philadelphia Pennsylvania Public Library
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Public Library

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Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Philadelphia Public Library Map
Philadelphia Public Library Map

The Philadelphia Library has several branches throughout the city as well as an
extensive list of Departments including Art, Business, Children’s, Culinary,
Education Philosophy and Religion, Government Publications, Literature, Map
Collection, Music, Patent and Trademark Resource Center, Print and Picture
Collection, Rare Books, Science and Wellness, Senior Services, Theatre Collection,
Social Science and History.