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.

  • 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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  • How will delivery companies and delivery-dependent businesses be impacted by changes in home delivery demands? Delivery is an evolving landscape. Pizza and Chinese food are no longer the go-to delivery options as a wide array of apps and services provide options from all walks of cuisine—and beyond. What does this mean for companies that depend…

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  • Motus Road Warriors find peace of mind using the Motus App At Motus, we’re committed to making work life better for “road warriors” – simply put, those who drive a significant amount for work. That’s why we’re focused on releasing new features to the Motus Platform to create efficiencies for the mobile workforce. But for…

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  • How will the 2019 IRS standard mileage rate impact your business? The 2019 IRS standard mileage rate was announced today as $0.58. Next year’s rate increased 3.5 cents from the 2018 rate. Also referred to as the IRS Safe Harbor Rate and IRS business mileage standard, the IRS standard mileage rate takes into account this…

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  • 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 announced the mileage rate of $0.58 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. …

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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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