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August 2017

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Q&A: Tax Deduction for NFL Tickets



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




I own a financial planning business in Portland, Oregon, and I’m traveling to a conference in Atlanta, Georgia, with my wife, three team members, and one spouse of a team member. My wife and the team member’s spouse are not attending the conference meetings, which run from Sunday through Wednesday.


I bought some great tickets for the November Monday night game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Seattle Seahawks. The six of us will be attending. Can I deduct the cost of the tickets? ... Log in to view full article.

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