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Are the train and hotel costs allowable as a business expense?

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BTW: This site looks US based. I am based in the UK and my question relates to the UK.
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Thank you for letting me know that you are in the U.K. I was prepping the answer based on a U.S. tax laws, however, we did answer U.K. tax related questions. As I would have to research the matter for the U.K., I am going to opt out and release the question back into the question queue because I need to leave the computer in a few minutes. I don't want to start something that I can't finish here.

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