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March 2008

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Fishing Trip with CE


Editor’s Update: Directly-related entertainment is deductible prior to January 1, 2018. See Tax Reform Wipes Out 50 Percent Business Entertainment Deductions.


I am one of 18 dentists going on a fishing trip to Alaska with our dental study group. We will have continuing education (CE) programs with CE credits available on this trip. The CE courses will be taught by some of the dentists in this study group.


Although it seems like this would be tax deductible, the CE could be done anywhere, as the courses are just lectures given by some of the dentists. In other words, these courses could take place in our hometown or in Alaska. There are handouts, sign-in sheets, etc., but would this count? ... Log in to view full article.

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