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I work for a worldwide outsourcing company that provides engineering support for Company "XYZ". I live 95 miles from my office located at Company "XYZ" and travel only to and from my office on a daily basis using my personal car. I do not have an expense account or company car. There is no reimbursement from either company. Is this mileage an allowable tax deduction or is this considered "commuting"?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Robin D. replied 5 months ago.


Travel to and from your home to your office is commuting and commuting miles are not deductible.

This illustration depicts the rules used to determine if transportation expenses are deductible.

Between home and regular or main job, Never deductible.

Between home and temporary work location, Deductible if you have a regular or main job at another location.

Between home and second job, Never deductible on a day off from regular or main job.

Between regular or main job and temporary work location, Always deductible.

Between regular or main job and second job, Always deductible.

Between temporary work location and second job, Always deductible.

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Expert:  Robin D. replied 4 months ago.

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