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74: Travel Expense Reimbursements

Travel expenses are reimbursable if they are incurred while your employee is temporarily away from home, and on business for your company.

Do you have an accountable reimbursement plan that complies with IRS rules? Do you have employees that travel? Do you reimburse their expenses or pay them an allowance? Only qualified travel expenses can be reimbursed without being included as taxable wages. You might be reimbursing unqualified expenses because: The travel doesn’t qualify as a business…

About the author, Thomas

I have 20 of years insurance industry experience in C-level management, focusing on all aspects of workers compensation, risk management, loss control, employee benefits, HR, payroll and professional employer organization (“PEO”) operations. Currently, I am the owner and CEO of Humanly HR, and founder and host of SmallBiz Brainiac; a podcast providing employer intelligence to small business owners.

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