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.

  • You may be wondering why the odometer reading in your vehicle differs from the distance calculated by an online mapping provider. The answer is simple: although vehicle odometer readings are close to the actual mileage traveled, they are not precise. Surprising to many, there is no federal law that regulates odometer accuracy, only guidelines by The Society of Automotive Engineers that allow for a margin of error of plus or minus four percent. A FOX19 report on odometer readings found that four vehicles of different makes all registered inaccurate readings. Some readings overshot the mileage driven, while others under reported the mileage driven. Even a variance of twenty feet per mile driven could result in a discrepancy of over five-hundred miles over the vehicle’s lifetime.

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  • Automation is dramatically impacting businesses of all types – from cybersecurity, to healthcare, to agriculture. As technology shifts many of the tasks workers perform daily from manual processes to automated processes, businesses are able to become more efficient and better at helping employees to reach their full potential.

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  • Whether you drive 20,000 miles a year or 5,000, everyone wants to save money at the pump. However, you don’t have to buy a new car to get better fuel efficiency. Regardless of the make and model, your vehicle’s estimated gas mileage is just that – an estimate. How you drive, fuel, and maintain your…

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  • IRS audits are about as much fun as root canals. Both are painful, costly, and grueling. Unlike arduous dental work, however, you may find your company (or your employees) audited again and again if you’re not careful to take the proper steps to have up-to-date vehicle programs and processes in place. Employers generally provide for…

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  • Mileage logs are one of the most important tools mobile workforce managers use to capture, reimburse, and report on employees’ business driving. If used effectively, mileage logs create a clear picture of personal and business usage that is both accurate and defensible in the event of an audit. Unfortunately, both employees and employers often incorrectly…

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  • Employers must ensure their mileage reimbursements are fair and accurate across all employees in order to mitigate lawsuits BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) AUGUST 26, 2015 Motus LLC, today issued a report showcasing the fact that mobile workers in 29 states are not being adequately reimbursed for the business use of their personal vehicles. This staggering number…

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  • Integration to provide full transparency into employee vehicle expenses BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) MARCH 25, 2015 Motus, LLC, today announced the integration of Motus with Concur®, the leading provider of spend management solutions and services. Now available in the Concur App Center, Motus provides Concur clients with vehicle reimbursement solutions for today’s mobile workforce. Offering apps…

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