#Commuter Benefits

Can I deduct driving to and from work?

August 09, 2022

No, you cannot deduct driving to and from work. The IRS does not allow you to deduct commuting costs for driving from your home to your main place of work on your taxes. The IRS has determined the commuting time is considered personal miles. However, in some cases, you can make deductions if you start your day in a home office (and take the home office deduction on your tax returns). Temporary work locations, contract work, and consulting can also fall under this exception.

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