You can still deduct a client’s meal on a night out, IRS says

THE IRS ISSUED guidance that companies can still deduct 50 percent of meals while entertaining clients and customers. Tax professionals had been unsure as to whether the deductions were still valid after the passage of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GERALDINE HOPE GHELLI
THE IRS ISSUED guidance that companies can still deduct 50 percent of meals while entertaining clients and customers. Tax professionals had been unsure as to whether the deductions were still valid after the passage of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GERALDINE HOPE GHELLI
NEW YORK - The Internal Revenue Service is giving businesses a tax break they thought they had lost in the tax overhaul last year - write-offs for wining and dining clients. The agency said Wednesday companies can still deduct 50 percent of meals while entertaining clients and customers, clearing up confusion about whether tax law…

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