Motus Blog Motus Blog

Motus Blog

Featured article

IRS Increases Business Mileage Rate to 62.5 Cents: Rate Effective for Final Six Months of 2022

Motus: Rate Increase Comes at Time of High Fuel Costs, Inflation Impacting Repairs and Maintenance, and Continued Supply Chain Challenges Driving Up Costs BOSTON, Mass., June 9, 2022 – The...

Read more

Latest Articles

fleet alternative
Anywhere Workforce Vehicle Reimbursement

Fleet Alternatives: More Than Car Allowances

Ben Reiland on August 29, 2022

While a fleet or company car program has been a popular option, more companies are beginning to realize there are better programs to consider. Whether the search for a new…

Read more
group at a table taking notes evoking small business tips
Anywhere Workforce Industry Trends Vehicle Reimbursement

Small Business Tips: Inflation-Proofing Your Small Business

Brian Calhoun on August 25, 2022

Whether gasoline or groceries, the cost of goods have escalated across the country, impacting people everywhere. While we often read about consumers feeling the effects of inflation, companies face their…

Read more
image of sign post evoking Car Allowance to a FAVR
Anywhere Workforce Vehicle Reimbursement

Transitioning from Car Allowance to Fixed and Variable Rate

Motus on August 22, 2022

Flat car allowance models, in which single, company-wide rates are used to reimburse all employees for any business travel, have historically been a popular method of mileage reimbursement. Unfortunately, though, this model just isn’t flexible enough to reimburse all employees fairly. For example, giving each employee $300 a month to cover all business travel expenses might initially seem like the easiest approach; but by not calculating individualized, location-specific reimbursements, companies usually end up either underpaying or overpaying workers.

Read more
overhead shot of vehicles driving on multi lane street evoking environmental compliance
Anywhere Workforce Company Culture

Environmental Compliance: Corporate Initiatives to Tackle Greenhouse Gas Emissions 

John Petrucelli on August 16, 2022

Our impact on our environment has never been clearer. As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change stated “Scientific evidence for warming of the climate system is unequivocal.” Individuals may have…

Read more
image of cars driving over bridge evoking mobile workforce
Anywhere Workforce Vehicle Reimbursement

What’s Impacting Efficiency in Your Mobile Workforce?

Ben Reiland on August 9, 2022

How do you measure the efficiency of your mobile workforce? It’s a question companies have been asking for years, with no clear, definitive answer. Some companies may measure efficiency by…

Read more
man fueling his car
Motus News

Another Win for FAVR

Motus on August 8, 2022

We have seen significant gas price fluctuations over the past few months. It’s not surprising since gas prices are constantly changing with little fanfare. But any time they spike to…

Read more
man buckling seatbelt evoking company driver safety program
Anywhere Workforce Vehicle Reimbursement

Company Driver Safety Program: Protecting Employers and Employees 

Ken Robinson on August 4, 2022

Vehicle accidents are expensive. For vehicle owners, it’s an expense you hope insurance will cover without skyrocketing premiums. For companies, the expenses grow significantly. Why? Because for companies, it isn’t…

Read more
employees in board room talking seriously evoking vehicle program liability and compliance
Industry Trends Vehicle Reimbursement

Vehicle Program Liability and Compliance: What You Need to Know

Ben Reiland on August 3, 2022

Handling Vehicle Program Liability and Compliance Vehicle program liability and compliance are broad topics that differ with every program. The basics, however, are simple. As most things, there are right…

Read more
stock photo of an expense report evoking employer mileage reimbursement
Anywhere Workforce Vehicle Reimbursement

Employer Mileage Reimbursement: Ensuring Fairness and Accuracy

Ben Reiland on August 2, 2022

When it comes to driving programs, employer mileage reimbursement is expected. In fact, in many states, employers are legally obligated to reimburse mileage. But there’s a difference between providing mileage…

Read more