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Home Office

1. A place in one's residence in which one primarily performs tasks associated with self-employment or with one's job for an employer. For example, one may use the second bedroom in one's house as a home office, keeping one's desk, computer, files and so forth there. A home office may be eligible for a home office deduction if the space is used exclusively for business purposes.

2. A department of the British government responsible for immigration, police, and other matters related to law enforcement. At various times throughout its history, it has overseen other issues, such as adoption, fire services, and worker's compensation. It was established in 1782.

home office

An area of one's residence used for office purposes.Home offices may be eligible for tax benefits—see home office tax deduction. Some states allow real estate brokers to maintain their principal office in their homes under certain circumstances.

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Belk also cross-references home department data with other departments in the store--ladies sportswear, say, or accessories such as Michael Kors hand-bags--to determine consumers' buying habits and preferences.
And much in the way Bloomingdale's SoHo store in New York reinvented how it merchandised apparel in a small space, the Chevy Chase unit has the potential to redefine home in a small shopping environment, and set the tone for the home department overall, Gould said.
On the recommendation of IGP Sindh and with the approval of Sindh chief minister, a JIT is hereby constituted in FIR No 16/18 under Section 302/34 registered with Darakshan police station regarding the killing of Intizar Ahmed,' reads a notification issued by secretary to government of Sindh, home department.
On this occasion, the committee directed that Home Department should hold monthly based meetings for the prevention of drugs and effective measures against the involved elements.
Punjab home department has ordered the intelligence agencies to compile a report about the details of actions taken against these fugitives in the past one year.
Two years ago a summary floated by Sindh Home Department for approval of provincial chief executive, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, revealed both Sindh Rangers and Sindh Police requested for the reward money of Rs1 million, the PPP-led Sindh Government had placed on a hardened terrorist of LeJ.
As stated by CEO Myron Ullman III in last month's conference call to financial analysts following the release of its third-quarter results, this new reconfiguration involves organizing the home department by category and classification, not only by brand--as Ron Johnson, Ullman's predecessor, tried to do in all of J.
The list, which also includes five banned outfits from Balochistan, has been handed over to the Punjab Police by the Home Department, The Express Tribune reports.
Explaining why the government was not keeping its promise, a senior home department official said though there was no legal hurdle in providing special financial packages as well as jobs to the victims' families, the chief minister had decided that jobs would be given only to the needy families.
Basic stainless mixing bowls are a bargain in the home department.
Subsequently, the home department Sindh issued an order.
KARACHI -- The provincial home department has formally constituted a joint interrogation team (JIT) to investigate the murder of a Intizar Ahmed in Karachi's posh locality of Defence by personnel of the Sindh police's Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC).