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For an example, I spent $70 for meals and reimbursed $30. $20 is deductible ? (reading that one half is not deductible so one half is)


For my other clients, I usually charge a project price including an estimate of travel costs within the price.

In that case, you are not charging a discrete meal reimbursement. So the full amount you bill will go on your gross receipts line, and the expense for meals (and other travel expenses) are deducted separately.

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