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It's a Team's Life Per Diem vs Work (HOS)

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    IRS Publication 463

    Your duties require you to be away from home. You must sleep or rest to meet the demands of your work while away from home.

    What a conflicting statement but in so many ways it is true. Driving a truck, the per diem is days spent away from home which means you are at work. If you are working at home on truck-related work that is not a per diem day it is a day at home and should be logged as on-duty not driving.

    There seems to be confusion between logging and per diem...

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