2022 Special Trucker Per Diem Rates
The 2022 special trucker per diem rates for taxpayers in the transportation industry have increased $3/day from 2020-2021 and are $69 for any locality of travel in the continental United States (CONUS) and $74 for any locality of travel outside the continental United States (OCONUS). See section 4.04 of Rev. Proc. 2019-48 (or successor).
- The IRS will allow an owner-operator or a motor carrier that offers a company-sponsored per diem plan to temporarily deduct 100% of per diem in tax years 2021 and 2022 (See Full Deduction for Trucker Per Diem in New COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Package).
- Effective date: October 1, 2021
View Notice 2021-52
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About the Author
Mark is tax counsel for Per Diem Plus. With nearly two decades of experience advising trucking companies on per diem issues, Mark was responsible for defining the Per Diem Plus software logic rules that automatically calculates trucker per diem in accordance with IRS regulations. He also previously served as the consulting per diem tax expert for Omnitracs.
In addition to his time working with Per Diem Plus, Mark works in private practice as an Enrolled Agent at Mark Sullivan Consulting, PLLC specializing in federal tax controversy representation and consulting. He also served as the consulting and expert witness for the Federal Defenders Office and private defense counsel in financial crimes cases in multiple federal district courts. Contact Mark W. Sullivan, EA
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