Business travel is tough. It’s a parade of hotels, airports, taxis, deadlines, delays, time zones, and all that. So I ask you, business owners, how do you treat your employees when they travel:
Here’s the thing: business travel is hard. It takes people away from their normal life. Delays are common, jet lag is common, and while it may not be work to sit on a plane and wait at the airport, on off hours and weekends … it certainly isn’t fun. There are a lot more hours spent on the job than just the working hours.
The tax code is a problem. The government unfairly (in my opinion) limits the deductibility of some of the associated expenses. But what do you do for them? Do you accept those expenses? Should you?
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