Business Mileage

For those of us who work on the road, accuracy and transparency into business mileage are of paramount importance. That’s why we have articles to help cut through the confusion surrounding IRS rules and business mileage.

  • What happens with the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act? In late August, Governor Bruce Rauner signed an amendment to the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Effective January 1, 2019, the Act requires employers to “reimburse an employee for all necessary expenditures” they incur as a result of doing their job. Employees have 30…

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  • What the 2019 IRS Mileage Rate means for your company  As sure as snowfall in winter, the IRS will soon be announcing the mileage rate for 2019. This rate impacts any company that has employees who drive for work. So, most companies. But what does this rate mean? How will it impact your business? Well that’s what this post is all about.  What…

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  • Illinois’ New Labor Law and Business Mileage Reimbursement Illinois recently passed an amendment to the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (IWPCA). This amendment requires employers to reimburse their workers for “necessary” costs “directly related to services performed for [their] employer[s].” While this new law does not go into effect until January 1st of 2019,…

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  • The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and Your Reimbursement Looking forward to the holiday season fast approaching? In the next four months we’ll be celebrating Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and Tax Season. You probably don’t have your candy, turkey, gifts, champagne and migraine medication yet. But there’s plenty of reason to prepare for…

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  • How Does Depreciation Impact Your Company’s Fleet Vehicles? In a recent study of over 4.1 million car sales, vehicle research site iSeeCars has recognized the 10 cars sure to depreciate the most in a three-year time span. Spoiler alert: it does not look good for owners of American and German made vehicles. The highest depreciator,…

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  • We know that battery drain ­­­­can get you down – so we’re here to bring you back up with Smart Track! This new feature is designed to help iOS users reduce battery drain while using the Motus App to automatically track business mileage. Let’s get your questions answered so you’re fully clear on the benefits…

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  • Fuel Prices Are on the Rise: What This Means for Your Company You can’t escape it. The signs are all around you. Literally. Pass any gas station and you’ll see that fuel prices have gone up in the last month, and way up since the past few months. Since September of 2017, actually. This change…

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  • 2018 Vehicle Cost Trends and Your Business It’s well-known that economic forces have a direct impact on businesses. In fact, for businesses with mobile workers, the 2018 Vehicle Capital Costs Trend Report forecasts significant changes for this year’s automotive landscape. So, what does that mean for these companies? It truly depends on the type of…

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  • We’re living in an on-demand world. Today’s consumers can replenish their refrigerators, order dinner, request a ride and even cue up a new movie to immediately watch with just a few clicks. But those goods and services must get from A to Z, forcing companies to decide whether to build out a delivery service, or…

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  • An easy answer to that question would be to say that “like snowflakes, no two reimbursements are created exactly alike.” However, that wouldn’t answer the question, nor would it consider the various factors that contribute to a modern, fair and accurate reimbursement figure for each individual mobile employee. So, with that in mind, let’s jump…

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