Tag : Business Travel Expenses

IRS Business Travel Definition for “Away From Home” When determining what qualifies as business travel overnight stay is not the only requisite, the IRS also specifies that the taxpayer must travel “Away From Home”.

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To travel away from home the taxpayer must travel to an area that is outside of the tax home for a period substantially longer than an ordinary day’s worth of work. The IRS business travel definition specifies the tax home as the entire city or general area where the main place of business is located.
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What Qualifies as Tax Deductible Business Travel Expenses Many taxpayers travel for work, they go away on an overnight trip as part of doing business, and many expenses incurred during travel are tax deductible.

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Whether the taxpayer is traveling as an individual (i.e. for their own business) or as an employee of another business, the IRS has defined rules about what qualifies as business travel, and business travel expenses. Business travel is defined as any travel that the taxpayer does away from their home, for work purposes, that includes
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