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Hello and thank you for using Just Answer,Is it a temporary position away from your ordinary work place?
yes it is
You may deduct the cost of going between your residence and a temporary work location outside of the metropolitan area where you live and normally work. You may also use the cost of the location (rental lot or space) of the 5th wheel. This would be like you could if you stayed in a hotel while away.
Travel expenses paid or incurred in connection with a temporary work assignment away from home are deductible. However, travel expenses paid in connection with an indefinite work assignment are not deductible.
what about daily use of 5th wheel
That would be the expense you incur for the 5th wheel ( rental space in a RV park).
You may deduct travel expenses, including meals and lodging, you cannot take the cost of the 5th wheel and prorate in any way
\You may use any interest you pay for the purchase of the 5th wheel on your Schedule A though as a second home
last year on my taxs i was able to deduct 70-00 daily didnt use it every day traveled back home more then i am now
That was most like a per diem amount based on the location you were temporarily in. That was for meals but not lodging. Lodging is a specific amount based on the specific verifiable receipts incurred for the lodging.
dont pay lot rent
You can take the daily allowed for meals just lik last year
Where is the 5th wheel parked , at the job site?
job site no lot rent
That is good because you do not have to pay anything but, it leaves no expenses to claim either.
You are still allowed to use the daily rate for meals which is usually more than most people will spend in a day.
dont know should i still try i pay all
Still try what, what did you pay for?
can i claim the 7o per day
Yes, that is for meals.
What location were you in I can verify the daily rate for you
OK one sec please
Most of Maryland is between 51 and $71 if you have a specific city I can narrow it down
washington dc area
is that for every day i am out here
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