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Lower Your Taxes - BIG TIME! 2015 Edition: Wealth Building, Tax Reduction Secrets from an IRS Insider, 6th Edition by Sandy Botkin

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How to Turn Your Vacation into a Tax-Deductible Write-Off

The politicians’ promises of yesterday are the taxes of today.

—Mackenzie King

Read my lips, no new taxes.

—George H. W. Bush

I have no intention of raising taxes.

—Bill Clinton

At my seminars people often ask whether they can deduct their meals while eating alone. The answer is yes, if you are on business travel, because that will allow a deduction for meals for each day that you are traveling on business. So, when are you traveling on business?

You are on business travel, according to the IRS, when you are traveling from home, overnight, or for a period of time sufficient to require sleep.1 For example, assume that you live in Washington, DC, fly to New York City in the morning, and ...

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