Business tax

No Sec. 199 deduction for these activities

The IRS Large Business & International (LB&I) Division issued guidance to its employees listing activities performed “at the retail level” that it said do not produce property that is “manufactured, produced, grown, or extracted,” as defined by Regs. Sec. 1.199-3(e).

Long-haul truck driver has no tax home

A long-haul truck driver who spent 358 days on the road during 2009 did not have a tax home that would permit him to deduct his travel expenses as unreimbursed business expenses.

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