Making the most of your travel and entertainment deductions.
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Making the most of your travel and entertainment deductions.

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English



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  • Income tax deductions for travel and entertainment expenses -- United States.

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SeriesP-H tax saving series
LC ClassificationsKF6395.T7 M34
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL3864492M
ISBN 100135477379
LC Control Number81185907

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