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Business travel can add up to a costly expense for many individuals, which is why deductions are offered at tax time to help alleviate the sting. In the case of mileage deductions, maintaining adequate records is extremely important to validate the expense, as the taxpayer in the following situation soon learned. The Situation The taxpayer […]

Employee Business Expense Tax Tips

As an employee of another company or business, you may qualify to deduct any expenses you paid out of pocket. Generally, you will have to itemize your deductions using a Schedule A, Itemized Deductions in order to claim allowable expenses. Follow these five tips to maximize your deduction and avoid delays in processing your return: […]

Business Travel May be Deductible

Travel expenses are the ordinary and necessary expenses of traveling for your company, profession or job. Typically, employees deduct these expenses by using Form 2106, Employee Business Expenses, or Form 2106-EZ Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses, and Form 1040, Schedule A, Itemized Deductions. You can’t deduct expenses that are unordinary or excessive or those that are […]

Can I Deduct Business Travel Expenses?

If you travel for work, and you are employed by someone other than yourself, it may be more beneficial to have your employer reimburse any costs you incur while traveling than to try to deduct them at tax time. Deductible expenses occur when you are away on a work related trip outside of your main […]

Certain miscellaneous expenses, like consultation fees for tax services that you incur throughout the year, may be able to be deducted at tax time. If you chose to itemize your expenses, you may even be able to lower the amount of taxes you owe. If you want to claim miscellaneous deductions on your tax form, […]