2018 - 01/22 - Meals, entertainment and transportation may cost businesses more under the TCJA
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) curtails business deductions for meals, entertainment and transportation. Under the TCJA, deductions for business-related entertainment expenses, once 50% deductible, are disallowed. Meal expenses related to business travel are still 50% deductible, but the 50% rule now also applies to meals provided on an employer’s premises for its convenience. The TCJA also elim[...] inates employer deductions for providing employee transportation fringe benefits, such as parking allowances and mass transit passes. Contact us for more details.