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.

  • Personal Car or Company Car: Common misconceptions around driving for work With so many options out there for how you choose to organize a vehicle program and all of the feelings that come with it … How can you figure out what’s going to work best for you, for your company and for your team…

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  • How the IRS Impacts Your Company’s Vehicle Program Companies generally think of visits from the IRS the same way people think of being served a subpoena. Whether it’s the possibility of an audit, or just … well, anything to do with an audit, not complying with IRS guidelines can be risky. And your vehicle program…

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  • What makes a car allowance taxable income? Across industries, car allowances have long been a favorite vehicle program. The reasoning is as simple as the program itself: a car allowance is easy to implement and upkeep. Which, for a company with hundreds of mobile employees, or just a handful, may seem like the way to…

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  • Is your company’s mileage reimbursement rate the best for your drivers? Mobile workers are an integral part of any company’s business. Whether they’re made up of sales reps, managers, consultants, service providers or a combination of these and myriad other driving roles, a company will not succeed without them. So when it comes to making…

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  • Does an accountable allowance vehicle program meet your mobile workforce’s needs? When it comes to vehicle programs, your company has options. Most companies don’t know what those options are outside of what they already have. But within those options, there are more options. For example, a mileage reimbursement program, or a Cents-Per-Mile (CPM) program, can…

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  • Iranian Oil Production Projected to Plummet as Middle East Tensions Rise The days of under three dollar gas may soon be gone. In a previous Oil Check, we mentioned the likelihood that the United States would end waivers allowing countries to import Iranian oil, raising crude oil prices and allowing OPEC to increase their own…

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  • Companies that care about their carbon footprint can take these steps Carbon footprint is a weighty term. We all have one, based on the waste we produce, the emissions we’re responsible for. It’s no surprise that companies have the largest carbon footprints. Regardless of your opinions on climate change, no one prefers the alternative to…

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  • What is a mileage allowance program and how does it work? Mileage allowance. Sometimes, you hear a term and all you have are questions. What is a mileage allowance? How can it affect my company? What company does it work best with? Should my company be using it? The world of business vehicle programs is…

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  • How are vehicle ownership trends impacted by 2018 car recalls? Automakers issued numerous car recalls in 2018. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) recalled almost 6 million vehicles over safety concerns. Toyota recalled over 1 million because of faulty airbags, and began 2019 with a recall over similar issues. Ford, Honda Acura, General Motors and other companies…

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  • 2018 Tax Returns and Declining Tax Refunds Filing for your 2018 tax returns? While the deadline to do so isn’t until April 15th, tax preparations in some households are already well underway. But those looking forward to a size-able refund may want to temper their expectations. In a recent analysis of taxes filed through January,…

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