What are work related transportation expenses?

Key on-the-go expenses, such as fuel, parking fees, lodging, meals, and telephone expenses incurred by employees, can be claimed as transportation expenses. These expenses can be deducted for tax purposes in accordance with appropriate restrictions and guidelines. Travel expenses are the ordinary and necessary expenses of traveling away from home for your business, profession, or work. You can't deduct expenses that are generous or extravagant, or those that are for personal purposes.