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Deduct flight costs

Tax audit risk

Easiness to justify
Average amount deducted€ 500-5000 per yearFrequency2-10x per year
Deducted by69% of independentsRecommended by0% of independentsDo you deduct this expense?Would you recommend this expense?

You can deduct the cost of plane tickets for your business trips

Your plane tickets are fully deductible when, and only when, you can prove the business nature of your trip.

Typical examples: a trip to attend a conference or trade fair (even in Cannes), a visit to one of your customers or suppliers or even a prospecting visit are all excellent cases in which you can deduct the full cost of your plane (or train) ticket.

In certain special cases (e.g. you are a professional photographer in a particular field, you are a musician in a particular style), you will be able to deduct trips that other independents will never be able to deduct. Be careful, though, that you can always prove the link to income received (vaguely looking for inspiration is generally not enough 😉 ).

Do you combine business and leisure travel?

You will only deduct the plane tickets relating to the business part of the trip. The same applies to all your hotel and restaurant expenses: you should only deduct nights that relate to your professional activity.

Obviously, if you are accompanied by your partner who wants to see the country, his or her ticket will not be deductible. Don’t even try…

In Accountable, you will find these expenses in the Travel > Flights category.

Sami El KhalidySami El KhalidyAccountant & director at JMS Tax Audit

Expert’s advice

✈️ Always use a ticket that features the price of the flight to prove your cost. Your name is important. You can always ask the airport to print your ticket if you want.

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