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I am a CDL full time cross country Semi Driver for a Idaho Company and live in my truck and am aware that I can claim a daily deduction for myself and during the past I was under the understanding I could claim $58.00 each day (with out receipts for expences) I logged driving which is 6-days per week and I was told the daily amount has increased so I need to know the max amount or right amount that is excepted for 2015 taxes..Thank You for your help
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