Is a home business practical? Bringing business home can have its advantages. You can write off the office on your taxes. The fact that you are not having to drive to work can save big bucks. The commuting can become a major expense. If you can have that extra space for work and can get away as needed a home business may work for you. Many home businesses fail as they do not fully commit to the concept. Not interacting with the outside business community face to face can be problematic. Home For Life Animal Sanctuary is a home business that works.