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Bussiness travel deviation, how do I claim bussiness mileage?

Posted 10 December 2014 under Tax Questions


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I am driving from home to a business meeting, so its business mileage, but I have to drop my spouse at work which is a few Km's off the normal route to my destination. Can the total distance driven still be claimed as business travel?

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
10 December 2014 at 15:26

If you are not going out of your way and the distance is the same then you can claim it, otherwise just claim the distance between the venues. However if you are salaried then only the distance from office to the meeting is actually allowed to be claimed.


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