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My 1099 includes per diem in box 7 how do i deduct my per diem?

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My 1099 includes per diem in box 7 how do i deduct my per diem?

You must use Form 2106.  Your employer is using what is called a nonqualified accounting plan, which means that they must report any benefits they paid you as taxable wages.  However, since they taxed you, you are then allowed to claim these expenses as deductions on your return.  You may also attempt to claim other unreimbursed employee expenses as a part of the return.  These expenses (all of them) are considered unreimbursed because the money you received to cover these expenses is taxable income (considered part of your pay).  Please see this FAQ on how you may enter this into TurboTax:

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