Entertainment Expenses

Entertainment Expenses

Such expenses are deductible by employees and self-employed taxpayers only if the expenses are directly related to or associated with a trade, business, or profession. To prevent abuses, strict substantiation requirements must be satisfied in order to deduct entertainment expenses. The deduction for qualified business entertainment is generally limited to 50 percent of cost.
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In her column on Wednesday, Eciy-dem Toker examined the representation and entertainment expenses made by the state between January and May.
a leading accounting, tax, consulting and business valuation firm, shares information regarding deducible business entertainment expenses.
Truexpense is a travel and expense reporting solution for expense management platforms for corporate users to monitor travel and entertainment expenses.
and Pete Olson (R-Texas) introduced legislation that will strengthen small businesses by increasing the amount they can deduct from their federal tax filings for meal and entertainment expenses.
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The procedure also contains substantive updates to the list of "high-cost localities" used in the "high-low" substantiation method and to the deductible percentage of business meals and entertainment expenses of certain transportation industry employees.
Summary: Card to replace petty cash; enhance corporate management, monitoring and analysis of travel and entertainment expenses
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Whether your firm is up like a rocket or cutting costs to maintain profitability, the issues surrounding travel and entertainment expenses, including government regulation, is volatile.
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As a part of Congress's continuing efforts to oversee the activities of the nonprofit sector, it asked us to review executive compensation issues at selected private, nonprofit hospital systems to gain an understanding of the policies and practices related to the salaries, benefits, travel, gifts, and entertainment expenses paid by these hospital systems.
After first discussing the basics of deductions, it covers the following topics: hobby losses, start-up expenses, inventory, home office deductions, travel and entertainment expenses, retirement deductions, and how to stay out of trouble with the ILLS.

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