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February 2014

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How Berge Earned Business Deductions on Trips to See His Parents

Say you drive 72 miles round trip to visit your parents.


There’s a business library around the corner from your parents’ home. Either before or after you visit your parents, you stop at the library and do five hours of research to help your business clients.


Is this trip a tax-deductible business trip or a personal trip?


You are going to like this answer. It comes from the court. In Berge, the court ruled that the trip was a business trip.1


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