Business Travel: Planning for Tax Time

April means tax time. If you’re self-employed or are a small business owner and you travel for work, another year of receipt collection and careful tracking of expenses is underway. Before next April rolls around, here are some travel expense tips to keep in mind so that you’re not scrambling to meet the tax-filing deadline.

When it comes to business-related travel expenses, the IRS has strict rules requiring a high level of substantiation. And if all or part of your trip takes place outside the United States, some IRS rules are different.

But wherever you travel, it’s important to maintain good records — ones that go beyond simply keeping receipts in a desk drawer or filing cabinet.

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These Destinations Should Be on Your Bucket List

Travel can be an unforgettable and life-changing event, a chance to experience a different culture and learn how people live around the world – their history, food and traditions.

The experts at Travel Leaders have selected several top destinations for overseas adventures in 2019 that travelers may want to check off their bucket lists.

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Six Tips for Traveling with Your Pet

If you’re a pet owner who does not want to leave a furry friend behind when you go on vacation, take heart. You may find it easier than you think to bring your dog or cat along to share in the fun.

Of course, before making a decision you want to make sure that your pet is comfortable with travel. Whether it’s due to age, health, temperament or even breed, not every animal is up to a trip, especially if it involves traveling by air or spending a lot of time in the car. So it’s a good idea to discuss your plans with your veterinarian.

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Paying with Points Can Upgrade a Travel Experience

When you plan a vacation, you want to make sure that you’re getting the best value for your money as well as the extras that create memories you’ll cherish. Being able to pay for all or part of your vacation with points from your credit card is one way to stretch your dollars and increase the value of your trip. A new travel benefit program unveiled by Travel Leaders Group can help.

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How To Ensure Peace Of Mind

Just for fun, let’s suppose that you have been contemplating taking that long overdue dream vacation. Since you seem so obviously bright, let’s credit you with the wisdom of seeking the advice of a professional travel advisor to help you plan your trip. Here is where I feel obliged to give you a little heads up. At some point during the crafting of your unforgettable vacation experience, your travel advisor, if worth their salt, will bring up the subject of travel insurance.

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The Best Time to Visit the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is “beyond comparison — beyond description; absolutely unparalleled throughout the wide world,” President Theodore Roosevelt said when he visited the Grand Canyon in 1903. If a visit to the Grand Canyon is on your travel bucket list, this year is a great time to plan a trip.

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