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Problem 3-9Travel Expenses (LO 3.4)Joan is a self-employed attorney in New York City. Joan took a trip to San Diego, CA, primarily for business, to consult with a client and take a short vacation. On the trip, Joan incurred the following expenses:Airfare to and from San Diego$ 478Hotel charges while on business340Meals while on business260Car rental while on business (she drove 240 miles)110Hotel charges while on vacation460Meals while on vacation290Car rental while on vacation180Total$2,118 Calculate Joan's travel expense deduction for the trip, assuming the trip was made in 2018.$

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Problem 3-9
Travel Expenses (LO 3.4)

Joan is a self-employed attorney in New York City. Joan took a trip to San Diego, CA, primarily for business, to consult with a client and take a short vacation. On the trip, Joan incurred the following expenses:

Airfare to and from San Diego $ 478
Hotel charges while on business 340
Meals while on business 260
Car rental while on business (she drove 240 miles) 110
Hotel charges while on vacation 460
Meals while on vacation 290
Car rental while on vacation 180
Total $2,118

 

Calculate Joan's travel expense deduction for the trip, assuming the trip was made in 2018.
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Expenses:

Expense is the cost borne by a company to produce and sell the goods and services to the customers. This involves outflow of cash by making a payment for an individual or company for a particular item and service.

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Compute the travel expense of Joan's deduction f...

Amounts in (S)
Particulars
Airfare to and from San Diego
Hotel charges while on business
$478
$340
Business Meals
$130
Car rental while on business
110
Travel expense deduction
S1,058
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Amounts in (S) Particulars Airfare to and from San Diego Hotel charges while on business $478 $340 Business Meals $130 Car rental while on business 110 Travel expense deduction S1,058

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