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Temporary Job Assignments
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Mileage Deduction for Temporary Job Assignment

I am doing a fellowship for one year and then heading back to the hospital I left.  I had discussed this with you earlier and it seemed that I could qualify for the temporary job assignment deduction. 

When doing this, I plan and deducting my rent and utilities but then on transportation, do I deduct gas or mileage calculating how far to and from work x the number of work days I attend?

Re: Mileage Deduction for Temporary Job Assignment

It's my understanding that if this one-year job qualifies as a temporary job assignment, the whole time you are away is treated as one long business trip. If that's the case, then all of your mileage while away from home should be deductible. You can base this deduction on the standard mileage rate currently at 55.5 cents per mile, or on actual expenses incurred.

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