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While the 2017 law eliminated the deduction for any expenses related to activities generally considered entertainment, amusement or recreation, it never specified rules for the deductibility of business meals.

Changes under the sweeping tax overhaul passed in 2017 have affected business expense deductions for meals and entertainment, and the IRS has issued guidance on the changes.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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