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PART-TIME JOB IN ANOTHER STATE. A COUPLE OF DAYS ONLY. WHAT

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PART-TIME JOB IN ANOTHER STATE...
PART-TIME JOB IN ANOTHER STATE. A COUPLE OF DAYS ONLY. WHAT IS DEDUCTUIBLE?
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Customer: BIG EVENT IN HORSE RACING THIS WEEK. LAS VEGAS NEEDS WORKERS. MUST RENT ROOM ANDEXPENSES. i'M RETIRED FROM THE FIELD.
JA: Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?
Customer: IN THE PAST I HEARD IT WAS HOW FAR FROM HOME IS IT TO QUALIFY. IS THAT TRUE
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Tax Professional: Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4 replied 1 year ago

If you are not an employee of the event but are in a self employed situation and you travel from your home to this place for a temporary time (less than 12 months) you can claim your lodging and meals as a deduction.

The fact that you must be to far from home to be expected to commute is the distance but that is in addition to the requirement I mentioned in my first sentence.

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