You can use your mileage on taxes to lower your taxable income but only if you’re maintaining an accurate mileage log.
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On this page, you’ll find tips for how to best maximize your miles for tax purposes. This includes knowing what drives you can write off, what the IRS is looking for in your records and other best practices well-suited for small business owners, self-employed workers and freelancers.
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Ordinarily, your federal (and most state) income tax returns are due by April 15. If you've been delaying doing your taxes, you have a few extra days to file your return. Your federal income tax ...Read more
In this installment of Ask The Tax Expert, we walk through the IRS definition of a temporary work location. This can impact the amount of your mileage deduction for the year.
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The mileage rates 2015 for business drives is 57.5 cents per mile. The IRS decreased the standard mileage rate for 2016 to 54 cents per mile. Let's go over what the business mileage rate is and what ...Read more
When you travel outside your tax home for work, many expenses can lead to write-offs. Your travel expenses are deductible but make sure you know the rules. These expenses can include car rentals, ...Read more
Updated: October 3, 2018
As more people become Uber drivers, we often hear the question, "How do Uber drivers pay taxes?" In this post, we'll provide an Uber driver tax checklist that lets you ...Read more
In this installment of Ask The Tax Expert, readers ask about the details required by the IRS for your mileage log book. Our tax expert also answers a question about a mileage deduction if you use ...Read more