Risk & Compliance

Successful mobile workforce management is not easy. Companies must keep up with legal guidelines, ensure IRS compliance, and promote driver safety. Check out these posts for ways to mitigate risk in your mobile workforce.

  • Businesses are well-advised to be aware of the risks associated with mileage fraud. Unfortunately, many companies are unaware of how commonly mileage fraud occurs in businesses with mobile workers. Outdated mileage reporting methods — like relying on spreadsheets to track mileage without GPS verification — prevent companies from reviewing reports and detecting errors. Finance and…

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  • How HR Leaders Leverage Automation Can Benefit the Business As an HR leader, it’s crucial to have the most efficient processes in place across your organization. But this can be challenging to scale as your organization grows. According to HR Review UK, Human Resources departments are spending two full days per week on paperwork alone….

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  • In a recent CFO Corner post, I talked about how the responsibilities of the CFO and CTO are overlapping and we’re finding ourselves working more closely together to achieve similar goals. Then news broke about the WannaCry ransomware attack and it felt relevant to discuss how finance leaders can protect their businesses from cyber threats….

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  • When people think about the responsibilities of a Human Resources team, a few core functions come to mind. Talent recruitment, people management and organizational performance. For a Finance team, people likely consider business performance reporting and traditional accounting practices as their key responsibilities. From my experience at Motus, I’ve seen firsthand how the responsibilities of…

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  • Dedicated Experts to Help Motus Customers Successfully Navigate Today’s Dynamic Legal, Tax and Economic Landscapes Boston, Mass. – April 25, 2017 – Motus, the premier vehicle management and reimbursement platform, today announced it has established the Motus Policy & Compliance Board to help customers successfully navigate the full spectrum of legal, tax and economic challenges of…

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  • Newly Created Position Dedicated to Helping Motus Customers Mitigate Risk and Ensure Compliance Across Their Mobile Workforce Boston, Mass. – January 30, 2017 – Motus the premier vehicle management and reimbursement platform, today announced the addition of Danielle Lackey as General Counsel. In addition to being responsible for all company legal affairs, Danielle will serve as executive…

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  • Exaggerating the number of miles someone has driven for work is a form of employee theft. Although sometimes disregarded, employee mileage fraud poses a serious threat to businesses operating with mobile workforces. In cases of mileage fraud, employers reimburse their employees for more mileage than required for them to perform their job. Without proper processes…

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  • Employee integrity within the workforce is something desired by all, but sometimes it is inevitably unattainable. As it turns out, one of the most common examples of employee theft happens to be mileage fraud. In fact, mileage fraud occurs even more frequently than employees over reporting tips, inflating the cost of items beyond their true…

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  • Reimbursement for mobile employees can be tricky and ambiguous for companies across the country. Employee desire reimbursement for his or her actual expenses. Employers desire increased transparency into the reimbursements it is distributing. California Labor Code Section 2802 California has seen the cycle of this disconnect for decades. This cycle gave rise to the state’s…

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  • There are many reasons why the IRS may audit your organization. But most decision makers often overlooked their vehicle program. Have a fleet? Maybe a reimbursement program? Regardless, the way you reimburse or charge back your employees for business mileage could be a red flag. And preventing a vehicle program audit of your company should…

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