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    Your company has a travel policy that reimburses employees for the "ordinary and necessary" costs of
    business travel. Employees often mix a business trip with pleasure by either extending the time at the
    destination or traveling from the business destination to a nearby resort or other personal destination.
    When this happens, an allocation must be made between the business and personal portions of the trip.
    However, the travel policy is unclear on the allocation method to follow.
    Consider this example. An employee obtained a business-class ticket for $9,590 and traveled the

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    The only business flight is the one from Chicago, where he's starting from, to Paris. The regular fare for one way is $3690. ...

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    Your company has a travel policy that reimburses employees for the "ordinary and necessary" costs of
    business travel. Employees often mix a business trip with pleasure by either extending the time at the
    destination or traveling from the business destination to a nearby resort or other personal destination.
    When this happens, an allocation must be made between the business and personal portions of the trip.
    However, the travel policy is unclear on the allocation method to follow.
    Consider this example. An employee obtained a business-class ticket for $9,590 and traveled the

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