Ben Reiland

  • With gas prices rising, is the Iran conflict to blame? U.S. – Iran relations haven’t been great over the past year. Sanctions and conflict with oil tankers in the Persian Gulf region have scattered gas-price projections across the board. Tensions reached new levels when the Trump administration launched a drone strike against General Solemani of…

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  • How can you leverage the 2019 medical mileage rate? As tax day draws near, it’s a great time to look at some of the lesser known taxpayer options regulated by the IRS. Riveting? Well, we all have our opinions, but the IRS isn’t going away any time soon. And, however much you might not enjoy…

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  • The 2020 IRS Standard Mileage Rate is $0.575 On December 31, the IRS announced the 2020 IRS standard mileage rate as 57.5 cents. The rate changes from the 2019 rate of 58 cents by a half cent. This is the first time the rate hasn’t increased in the past three years. But what is the…

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  • Are Mileage Deductions an Option on Tax Day 2020? It happens every year, like daylight savings time. Only, instead of going around the place trying to remember how to change all the clocks, you’re reporting your income and asset information to the IRS. A lot happens in the span of a year. You might forget…

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  • How You Can Prepare for the 2020 IRS Mileage Rate In the next few months, the IRS will announce the mileage rate for 2020. That means changes for many companies’ vehicle programs. But what should be changed? And what is this IRS mileage rate? We’ll explain everything you need to know about the IRS mileage…

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  • How Urgent Care Growth Impacts Urgent Care Reimbursement Trends There’s no denying urgent care clinics are a growing sector of the healthcare industry. More and more patients want the option of walk-in appointments, without the long waits associated with visits to larger hospital. There’s a lot of opportunity for people with the resources and connections…

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  • Unexplored Options for Cost Savings and Efficiencies in Hospital and Healthcare Vehicle Programs Hospitals and Healthcare companies across the country perform miracles every day. That extends beyond patient care to the organization and management of the system itself. With multiple departments and massive overhead, a lot of work goes into maintaining a balanced budget. An…

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  • Mixed-Use Assets and the Blurred Boundary Between Work and Life The nature of how and where people work has changed. Technology has untethered work from traditional office spaces. As many as 70% of U.S. employees don’t sit behind a desk every day. Instead, they’re enjoying a better quality of life and higher job satisfaction as…

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  • Saudi Oil Supply Disruption and Its Impact In previous Oil Checks, we floated the likelihood that the price of oil would rise this summer. Several circumstances, from dipping demand in global shipping and manufacturing sectors, to ever increasing U.S. production, kept gas from becoming overly expensive. Now that the summer driving season is coming to a close, tensions in one…

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  • How can the 2019 Mobile Workforce Benchmark Report improve your vehicle program? For most companies, keeping the status quo is a no go. That’s as it should be. The company that doesn’t change is one that goes obsolete. And there’s always another rung to reach on the ladder of success. The same can be said…

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