Amherst, NH Business Owner Has Questions
In 2018 the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act eliminated the ability for businesses to deduct entertainment and recreation expenses. However, the Business Meal Tax Deduction was not eliminated with this change. To qualify for this deduction the meal expense may not be lavish or extravagant, as subjectively determined. The taxpayer or an employee of the taxpayer must be present at the meal and the food and drink must be provided to a business associate.