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Army Reservist - Transportation

Generally, transportation from your house to the Army reserves meeting that is not overnight is not deductible. If you travel overnight you may claim the deduction. Transportation from your regular work location to a meeting on a regular workday is deductible as a miscellaneous itemized deduction subject to the 2% AGI limitation on IRS Schedule A.

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