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    Taxation: Deductible Commuting Miles

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    Sally incurred a 90-mile round-trip commute every day, mainly because she could not get along with her supervisor at the sales office located four miles from her home. Sally works under a one-year contract, and her assignment to the nearer office is affirmed in the current year's contract, but management has allowed her to travel to the further location. How many deductible commuting miles does Sally accumulate on a work day?

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    The one year contract means this is not temporary work. She is not commuting to multiple locations. So, this is just her "daily transportation expense" from traveling from home to work and is non-deductible. The relevant IRS code is below along with some relevant text to review.



    Daily transportation expenses you incur while ...

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