This Week's LessonWeek of December 1
Our lesson this week examines the topic of travel expenses incurred abroad. The Executive Summary provides a concise review of the key points. Before we get started, test your knowledge by completing the following quiz.
Pastor J travels to Germany to conduct a series of religious services. The trip is to last 10 days. He decides to extend his trip by 7 days so that he can stop off in England for a week of vacation. How much, if any, of the travel expenses he incurs can be treated as a business expense?
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Many ministers have traveled to foreign countries. In some cases, the trip is primarily for church-related business. In others, it is primarily a vacation. In many cases, there are elements of both business and pleasure. Under what circumstances can expenses incurred by a pastor on such a trip be treated as a business expense? This is the question addressed in this weeks lesson.