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I am a truck driver can I deduct nights out on road?

 
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DanielV01
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I am a truck driver can I deduct nights out on road?

Yes you may.  The nights on the road are considered per diem expenses.  For 2016, you may count $59/day from January to September and $63/day from October to December for travel within the continental U.S.  Your per diem deduction is reduced by the amount of reimbursement you may have received.  This FAQ shows where and how to add this:  https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/4146014

In addition, you may qualify for other deductions unique to truck drivers.  The following link provides a list of many of these:  over-the-road trucker expenses list - PSTAP

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DanielV01
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I am a truck driver can I deduct nights out on road?

Yes you may.  The nights on the road are considered per diem expenses.  For 2016, you may count $59/day from January to September and $63/day from October to December for travel within the continental U.S.  Your per diem deduction is reduced by the amount of reimbursement you may have received.  This FAQ shows where and how to add this:  https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/4146014

In addition, you may qualify for other deductions unique to truck drivers.  The following link provides a list of many of these:  over-the-road trucker expenses list - PSTAP

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