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Generally you can claim a charitable contribution deduction for travel expenses necessarily incurred while you are away from home performing services for a charitable organization only if there is no significant element of personal pleasure, recreation or vacation in the travel.

That is talking about the travel "while you are away from home." It doesn't really address the cost to get there and back. If you tutored all day I would think the mileage on the days you tutored (if you did it all day, and not just mornings) would be deductible, but not the weekend mileage and not the mileage in the additional 2 weeks.

Jean
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