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Can I claim pet boarding as a job related expense?

When I go on business trips I have to board my dog. Can I claim this as a job related expense?
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Can I claim pet boarding as a job related expense?

No,boarding your dog is a personal expense, which is not deductible.

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Can I claim pet boarding as a job related expense?

How is it a personal expense? I have to pay a company to take care of my dog while I am away on business. This company will claim this as an income.

Can I claim pet boarding as a job related expense?

The only pet expenses which are deductible are those for service animals.
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