Deducting Travel, Meals, & Entertainment Expenses After Tax Reform

9:30 am–1:15 pm ET

# of CPE Credits



This program will explain the rules for deducting travel, meals, and entertainment expenses and the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act disallowance of business entertainment expenses. Documentation requirements and planning opportunities related to travel, meals, entertainment, and automobile expenses will also be addressed.


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to * Gain insight on the "big picture" in this complex area * Distinguish the rules of determining travel expenses and the elimination of the meals entertainment expenses deduction


* Adequate Accounting rules for reimbursements * Accountable Plans * Reimbursements * Going Paperless * Reimbursement of nondeductible expenses * Travel Expenses * Travel Status * Simplified Per Diem * Meals and entertainment expenses * “Directly related to” and “Associated With” tests * Definition of Entertainment Expenses * Facility vs. Activity expenses * TCJA Elimination of most Entertainment Expenses * Nine Exceptions to Section 274 * Business Meals * IRS Notice 2018-76 * With Customers & Clients * Food and Beverages during entertainment * What about staff and Employees? * Upcoming Regulations * 2019 mileage and Per Diem rates

Who Should Attend

Practitioners, members in industry, or personnel responsible for payroll tax reporting or determining and reviewing travel and entertainment deductions

Required Knowledge

A basic working knowledge of tax preparation

Advanced Prep


Event Speaker(s)

Doug Van Der Aa ( Van Der Aa Tax Ed, LLC, Novi, MI ),

Additional Event Information

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020 (1:00 pm–4:45 pm ET)
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Event Vendor:Van Der Aa Tax Ed, LLC
Field of Study:Taxes
Level: Intermediate
Other:Enrolled Agent

Event Type:Webcast
NASBA Instructional Method:Group Internet Based
Event Code:W0032120

Registration Fees

Registration FeeEarly BirdRegular
NCACPA MemberN/A$135.00
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