I went to my accountant, and he told me my meals are not deductible. He said that I can deduct the client meals only.
I have about two (documented) business meals a week during which I do one of the three following things:
Show homes to clients for their possible purchase
Ask for referrals
Question prospects about what type of home they are looking for
I thought when I paid the tab for the cost of breakfast, lunch, or coffee—which included the client or prospect and me—that I could deduct the full cost, not just the client’s or prospect’s cost. Am I right that I can? ... Log in to view full article.