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I have my own business and I need to travel to different states sometimes. Can you use the per diem rates to calculate my meals and lodging expense for tax purposes?… read more
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An employee works out of his home state and travel from
an employee works out of his home state and travel from state to state for short term work assignment; some lasting 6 weeks were other last 6 months. The employer does not reimburse the employee for l… read more
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Per diem: If I am working in NC and have my property in,
per diem: If I am working in NC and have my property in KY, what rat can my company use for my per diem payment. Also when I file my taxes how do I handle my salary vs my per diem payments? … read more
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I am a pipefitter that has traveled most all year to different
I am a pipefitter that has traveled most all year to different areas of Midwest. I am confused on how much of the per diem on the federal per diem rate site I can use different areas. I was paid 80 a … read more
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Was reading about the Hi Low per diem method. I am a self
Was reading about the Hi Low per diem method. I am a self employed OTR driver. Can I use that rate instead of the $59 per diem rate if I qualify?… read more
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I am a 100% owner of S corporation and have a per-diem and
I am a 100% owner of S corporation and have a per-diem and "related to employer" question. Q1: For intl business travel expenses, can I use per-diem instead of keeping records of food, lodging expense… read more
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I have a per diem question I am self-employed, I traveled
I have a per diem question I am self-employed, I traveled to NY and Abu-Dhabi for business. When I checked what is allowed I saw there is a maximum, and there is one for hotels separate from expenses.… read more
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I have a client calling asking me about some deduction that
I have a client calling asking me about some deduction that oilfield workers in the Gulf of Mexico are taking. The deduction is $60.00 per day and sounds to me like a per diem. However, I have worked … read more
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what is the Internal Revenue Code that allows my C corp to
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I am resident of Oregon and part owner along with my sisters
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I notice the IRS has per diem divided into lodging and MIE,
I notice the IRS has per diem divided into lodging and MIE, and these two together is the 'total per diem' for a given city. In calculating per diem, would I be able to claim the full amount as alloca… read more
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In 2011,I worked for 3 months in a different city (300+ miles
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1. Can I use per diem as tax deduction for my travels if my
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Question about 2010 taxes I am currently filing as a california
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I did not get a complete answer. Can I deduct the difference
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i own a small over the road trucking co. the drivers are able
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