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Pilots and Flight Attendants
2% Limit
A.G.I. (Adjusted Gross Income)
Above the Line Deductions
Accountable Plan
Actual Cost Meal Deduction
Adequate Records
Alternative Minimum Tax
Below the Line Deductions
CONUS
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
City-by-City
Commuting Expenses
D.O.T. (Department of Transportation)
Day Trips
Department of State
Displaced
Documentary Evidence
Domicile
Effective Date
Effective Tax Rate
Employee Business Expenses
Enrolled Agent
Expiration Date
General Services Agency
Gross Income
Hours of Service Limits
IRS
IRS Form 1040
IRS Form 2106
IRS Publication 1542
IRS Publication 463
IRS Publication 529
Incidental Expenses
Indefinate Duty
Itemized Tax Deduction
Itenerant
M&IE
Meals
Necessary Expense
Non Taxable Per Diem
Nonaccountable Plan
OCONUS
Ordinary Expense
Per Diem
Per Diem Calculator
Per Diem Deduction
Per Diem Rates
Personal Expense
Prorate
Recordkeeping
Reimbursement
Rest
Schedule A
Seasonal End Date
Seasonal Start Date
Special Per Diem Rates
Standard Deduction
Standard Meal Allowance
Standard Per Diem Rates
Substantiated Expenses
TDY
Tax Attorney
Tax Audit
Tax Bracket
Tax Credit
Tax Deduction
Tax Home
Tax Liability
Tax Preparer
Tax Software
Taxable Income
Taxable Per Diem
Temporary Duty
Transition Period
Transportation Workers
Travel Expenses

TDY

TDY is the acronym for a temporary duty assignment used in the airline industry.  It is not necessarily the same as a temporary assignment as defined by the IRS.  It is important for crewmembers to distinguish between the two.  A TDY as used in the airline industry has no hard rules about time while the IRS definition of a temporary assignment does.  If a crewmember on TDY wants to write off travel expenses associated with getting to their temporary base, they must ensure that the TDY assignment also meets the time requirements of a temporary assignment as defined in IRS Publication 463

To understand this, it is important to understand the concept of a tax home.  Generally a pilot or flight attendant's tax home is their domicile, but in the case of a temporary assignment, that might or might not be true.

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