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Article Date:
April 2016


Word Count:
1085

 

 

Foreign Travel: Combining Business and Pleasure


Question

 

I am traveling to Europe for 17 days for some business meetings. I would like to do as much sightseeing and touring as possible in the countries I am visiting. I am sharing my itinerary below with the hope that you can let me know how many days I need to actually work to deduct the cost of my airfare.

 

Day

Date

Activity

Sunday

1st

Fly from California to Greece

Monday

2nd

 

Tuesday

3rd

 

Wednesday

4th

Fly from Greece to Italy

Thursday

5th

 

Friday

6th

 

Saturday

7th

 

Sunday

8th

 

Monday

9th

 

Tuesday

10th

Fly from Italy to Netherlands

Wednesday

11th

 

Thursday

12th

Fly from Netherlands to Germany

Friday

13th

 

Saturday

14th

 

Sunday

15th

 

Monday

16th

 

Tuesday

17th

Fly from Germany to California

 

Answer

 

You’re going to love this answer. You can deduct the entire cost of the airfare by working six days. We’ll show you the days you need to work later.

 

But now there’s an important question: Why are you asking about the airfare only? What about meals and lodging? We’re going to help you find those deductions, too. Frankly, we don’t want you missing out on the thousands of dollars you will likely spend for meals and lodging.

 

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