supplies--There is no line strictly for supplies this year. Am I missing something

there is no line on business expenses for supplies.  Any, idea as to where to enter supplies


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This is a classic case of CRA tinkering with a basic form and coming up with something even dumber. If you look at the previous year's T2125, line 8811 was for "supplies". The only thing different for 2017 for the same line 8811 is that they've now labelled it "office stationery and supplies". I don't know about anyone else, but if CRA thinks I'm going to schlep back through my accounts to try and separate out stationery from all the other office expenses which used to go on line 8810, they can take a flying leap. And this comment is coming from a guy who was a former CRA auditor (albeit more than 25 years ago) who was quite used to diligent bookkeepers having to fit square pegs into CRA's round holes.

You can't blame Profile for this, because they have to conform to CRA guidelines. But it strikes me as a move by one civil servant who had nothing better to do all year than dream up a refinement which makes not a bit of sense. Put supplies on line 8811 and be done with it. If you feel up to it, go back through your own, or your client's, records and try to split out stationery. But there's no need to fret if you've got enough other things on your plate. 

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