When I worked away from home, I received a per diem check in addition to my regular pay check. Subsequently, my W-2 did not show any per diem amounts. Do I have to claim the per diem checks?
Per diem is normally not reported as income and you may not deduct the expenses for which the per diem reimbursed you.
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No. This assumes that your company had an accountable plan.
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No, with an accountable plan you do not have to claim the per diem amount received. You also cannot deduct any expenses associated with this.
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