Vehicle Programs

If you have mobile employees, you’re likely using (or considering) a reimbursement program or company cars to provide for their business travel. Our posts explore these options and provide insight into selecting the right vehicle program.

  • We are a data and technology company that helps mobile employees save time in their day and helps their employers save money through more accurate and efficient vehicle reimbursements. But what exactly does that mean? Simply put, we take the guesswork out of repaying your workers for the costs of day-to-day business travel and save…

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  • The results are in! We’ve released the findings from a recent survey conducted by third-party research organization TechValidate. The independently-verified survey included responses from Motus customers ranging from small and medium-sized businesses to large enterprises. The survey showcased an astounding 91% of our customers realized a return on investment (ROI) within 12 months, with 49%…

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  • In recent Republican and Democratic Presidential debates, candidates have sounded off on the US government’s failure to keep pace with advancements in technology. The issues with Healthcare.gov caused a lot of swirl and finger pointing and brought outdated federal government information technology to the forefront. The government is decades behind current technology on cyber security,…

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  • Inaccurately reimbursing workers for business-related driving expenses costs many companies thousands of dollars every year (about $3,000 dollars per employee each year, in our experience). Large companies regularly lose hundreds of thousands of dollars year after year because of this, often without realizing their mistake. However, this is nothing compared to the costs of class…

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  • Employers have two options for providing for their mobile workers: offering company-owned vehicles (fleets) or reimbursing employees for the business use of their personal vehicles. While both programs offer many distinct benefits, there are times when offering company vehicles may make the most sense for your organization. Below, we take a look at the most…

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  • Reimbursing employees who drive for work can be tricky business. There are many “moving parts” to consider, like volatile gas prices, maintenance costs, insurance premiums, and taxes, just to name a few. To further complicate matters, wasteful reimbursement strategies have become common practice for many organizations. Over the past eleven years, we’ve found that offering…

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  • So you’ve decided to reimburse your employees for driving their personal vehicles for work. Problem solved, right? Not so fast. Vehicle reimbursement has many advantages, but those benefits can be overshadowed by unnecessary costs if you implement the wrong program. Many companies lose thousands of dollars per employee each year by using flat car allowances,…

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  • If you’ve investigated vehicle reimbursement at all, you have likely come across “FAVR.” FAVR, which stands for “Fixed and Variable Rate”, is an IRS revenue procedure that can be used to reimburse mobile employees tax-free for both the fixed and variable costs associated with driving for business. Put simply, it is the fairest, most accurate,…

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  • For as long as employees have been driving for work, there has been a need to determine their business-related driving expenses. Unfortunately, this is not as easy as collecting a handful of gas station receipts after each trip. To calculate their actual expenses of driving for business, employees must track their business mileage and their…

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  • Every business trip is different, yet many employers reimburse their workers using one static rate. This ignores costs like fuel, which changes with every trip depending on the length of that trip and where in the country workers are traveling. Keep in mind, however, the hidden costs of one-size-fits-all reimbursement programs go far beyond just…

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