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How the IRS Mileage Rate Violates CA Labor Code 2802(a)

by mBurse Team Member, on Sep 9, 2019 9:54:08 AM

It is often standard practice to reimburse vehicle expenses using the IRS business mileage rate. In the past, the IRS rate was often sufficient to comply even with California's strict labor laws....

2019 Guide to FAVR reimbursements

by mBurse Team Member, on Sep 4, 2019 3:22:36 PM

In 2019 more and more businesses are finding that their standard car allowance or mileage rate won't cut it under the new tax code. It's time to explore the fixed and variable rate reimbursement,...

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3 Reasons to Rethink Providing a Fuel Card or Reimbursement

by mBurse Team Member, on Aug 24, 2019 12:08:22 PM

Many organizations that pay a car allowance also provide employees with a gas card or fuel reimbursement. Offsetting your employees' fuel costs can be a big mistake, however, because you lose the...

Negligent Entrustment Lawsuit Hits the Dallas Cowboys

by mBurse Team Member, on Aug 19, 2019 10:23:53 AM

The Dallas Cowboys organization has been named a defendant in a lawsuit from a car accident involving its star running back, Ezekiel Elliott. Now Elliott's employer may be liable for significant...

The Gas Tax and CA Labor Code 2802 - What to Do about It

by mBurse Team Member, on Aug 13, 2019 2:41:20 PM

As we reported in part 1 of this blog, the state of California raised its gas tax effective July 1, leaving its motorists paying $1 more per gallon than the national average. This creates...

California Hiked the Gas Tax - Watch Out for Labor Code Violations

by mBurse Team Member, on Jul 30, 2019 9:01:45 AM

It's official – as of July 1, 2019, California drivers will be buying gas at $1 above the national average per gallon. This recent gas tax increase will create new challenges for employers under...

Mileage Reimbursement or FAVR - What's the Best Approach?

by mBurse Team Member, on Jul 22, 2019 10:05:53 AM

Mileage reimbursements for employees are pretty standard in many industries. The approach is straightforward and seems pretty fair. But the IRS-approved FAVR mileage reimbursement is being touted...

What's the Best Way to Track Business Mileage?

by mBurse Team Member, on Jul 18, 2019 9:58:44 AM

If you track business mileage for tax purposes or a mileage reimbursement, it can be a tedious process. With new mobile technology, spreadsheet mileage logs are becoming outdated in favor of...

How Do Mileage Reimbursements Work?

by mBurse Team Member, on Jul 9, 2019 5:12:00 AM

If you drive a personal vehicle for work, your employer may pay a mileage rate to offset the costs you incur. Once you know the mileage rate, it's easy to calculate the reimbursement. But is that...

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