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Business Travel Expense Deductions: What Qualifies

Previously we discussed what didn’t qualify as a deduction for business travel – but now we will discuss what you can use for business travel expense deductions. I bet a few will surprise you. So whether you are trying to make the most of a business trip or looking for a new job away from home, understanding what you can deduct at tax time will save you some coins along the way.

If your duties require you from the general area of your tax home for a period substantially longer than an ordinary day’s work, and you need to get sleep or rest to meet the demands of your work while away – you are traveling away from business.


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Business Travel Expense Deductions: What Does Not Qualify

Having travel expenses happens when you leave your general area for business. Many people end up paying at the end of this travel because they do not have a clear understanding of what is considered a business travel expense deduction.

If your duties require you from the general area of your tax home for a period substantially longer than an ordinary day’s work, and you need to get sleep or rest to meet the demands of your work while away – you are traveling away from business. However there are many situations when you travel that are not business travel expense deductions. Here are some situation that you should be aware of that are not deductible.


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