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2019 Car Allowance Policy: How to Set the Proper Amount

by mBurse Team Member, on Jul 1, 2019 9:56:25 AM

In the wake of the 2018 tax reform businesses MUST fully reimburse employees who use personal vehicles for work. The new tax code eliminates the federal deduction for unreimbursed business...

Benchmark Your Car Allowance to See How You Measure Up

by mBurse Team Member, on Jun 25, 2019 10:55:49 AM

Over time, an auto allowance can resemble a snowball rolling down the side of a mountain. It starts small and simple, but leads to far-reaching – and sometimes destructive – consequences. That's...

Fuel Card vs FAVR - What is better?

by mBurse Team Member, on Jun 17, 2019 7:04:00 AM

As vehicle expenses increase, employees may complain that their car allowance isn't enough. And now that they can no longer deduct mileage on their taxes, these workers are feeling the pinch. Some...

How to Explain Your Car Allowance Amount to Employees

by mBurse Team Member, on Jun 10, 2019 8:36:59 AM

If you can’t articulate what your car allowance covers, you could be in trouble. A popular tax write-off is gone for the next six years—the business expense deduction. Unable to deduct mileage,...

How Does a Car Allowance Work?

by mBurse Team Member, on Jun 3, 2019 3:25:41 PM

Employees who drive a personal vehicle for work often receive a vehicle allowance to offset costs. Most people receive the allowance as a monthly lump sum. But does that monthly payment cover all...

Car Allowance vs. FAVR - Which Is Better?

by mBurse Team Member, on May 28, 2019 5:12:00 AM

Lately there's been a buzz around FAVR vehicle plans, also known as fixed and variable rate car allowances. Many organizations are wondering whether this would be a better alternative to a...

Should you tax your fuel card?

by mBurse Team Member, on May 20, 2019 6:09:00 AM

Many organizations pay a taxable car allowance only to realize that after taxes the car allowance doesn’t cover employees’ costs. So they add paying for employees’ fuel. But paying for fuel is not...

2019 Mileage Reimbursement: How to Set the Proper Rate

by mBurse Team Member, on May 13, 2019 9:34:15 AM

The 2018 tax reform has made it crucial to pay the proper mileage reimbursement to employees. Employees can no longer deduct unreimbursed business expenses until 2025. They will expect employers...

Mileage Reimbursement vs. Car Allowance - Which Is Better?

by mBurse Team Member, on Apr 25, 2019 11:34:28 AM

Your employer may choose to provide you with a car allowance or a vehicle reimbursement to pay for the business use of your personal vehicle. If your job requires you to use a vehicle to carry out...

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