Does your job require travel away from home? Expenses for temporarily working away from your home are deductible if properly documented.
In summary opinion 2014-10, the Tax Court ruled in favor of the taxpayer, that his six-month work assignment, which was over 1,000 miles away from his home, was temporary. However, his expense deduction ended up being sharply limited because the taxpayer could not produce the proper documentation as required under the code.
Time and again, we read about and meet with taxpayers who have incurred legitimate expenses, but fall short on the documentation front. Proper substantiation is crucial. …read more
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