A very successful real estate agent told me that the secret to her success was this: “Never eat alone.” When I asked her what that meant, she elaborated, “No one makes a sale eating by themselves. You’re going to eat anyway - do it forming relationships that generate the referrals and close the deals. Plus, you get to write off every meal!”
As a real estate agent, you spend a lot of time meeting with clients, prospective clients, and networking partners. Hopefully, all these coffee house breakfasts and buffet lunches are generating listings and real estate closings. But, are these business meals cutting your tax bill?
Twenty-plus years of preparing real estate agent tax returns reveal that for most the answer is a resounding “NO.”
Why Real Estate Agents Lose Business Meal Deductions: Three reasons:
This is why we created the Real Estate Agent: Business Meals Deduction course and why you will find it such a valuable asset.
In this course you will learn to:
We want you to keep more of your hard-earned money where it belongs: In YOUR pocket, and there’s only one way to do that: Maximizing Legitimate Tax Deductions. Cut your largest expense, TAXES!
All courses and articles are for informational purposes only and do not constitute tax advice. Taxes are complicated - do not act on course information without consulting a professional. Always refer to treasury regulation before making any tax decision. Read the full disclaimer.
Great course!- Donna L, Phoenix, AZ, 1099-NEC & 1099-MISC Course (Training Edition) Course
Jam packed with info. I feel ready to finalize the year and tackle my taxes!- Cassie, Biloxi, MS, Real Estate Agent Tax-Cut Library, Agent Edition Course
The course did meet my needs and clarified several fine points that the IRS instructions did not make clear to my brain.- Joe, VT, 1120-H Basics Course
The course was excruciatingly detailed, which I appreciate. I definitely recommend this course to anyone who even thinks they may need it.- Greg, Brookfield, IL, 1099-MISC Basics (Training Edition) Course
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