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What Grade Would You Give Your Company Car Allowance?

by mBurse Team Member, on Nov 11, 2019, 11:59:00 AM

As 2019 concludes, it is imperative that businesses paying a car allowance or vehicle reimbursement audit their policy for 2020. As our 2019 Car Allowance Survey reveals, tax reform took a toll on...

Car Allowance Plus Mileage vs. FAVR Reimbursement

by mBurse Team Member, on Nov 4, 2019, 3:20:51 PM

Sometimes a monthly car allowance isn't enough to offset employee vehicle costs, so the company adds a mileage reimbursement. A similar approach is called FAVR – fixed and variable rate...

3 Self-Guided Steps to Improve Your Car Allowance or Reimbursement for 2020

by mBurse Team Member, on Oct 21, 2019, 6:16:00 AM

The 2019 tax-filing season exposed inadequate car allowances and vehicle reimbursements nationwide. This was the first time mobile employees could not write off unreimbursed business expenses. Now...

California Gas Prices, Labor Laws, and Your Vehicle Reimbursement

by mBurse Team Member, on Oct 7, 2019, 7:00:00 AM

It's common knowledge that California has the highest gas prices in America. But as prices reach a five-year high, employers may find themselves on a collision course with California's stringent...

How to Explain Your Mileage Rate to Employees

by mBurse Team Member, on Oct 2, 2019, 10:32:11 AM

Mileage reimbursements face scrutiny when employees discover that their rate isn’t covering their costs, even if you are using the IRS mileage rate. How will you answer when an employee asks you...

How an Employee's Car Insurance Coverage Can Hurt Your Business

by mBurse Team Member, on Sep 23, 2019, 9:05:00 AM

If your company has employees who drive as part of their job, your company faces immense risk. According to OSHA, a motor vehicle crash occurs every 5 seconds, a crash-related injury occurs every...

Employers Are Questioning the IRS Mileage Rate as a Reimbursement

by mBurse Team Member, on Sep 16, 2019, 7:00:00 AM

For companies that pay a vehicle reimbursement to employees, the IRS mileage rate has often been viewed as the gold standard. However, the mileage rate's lack of transparency is causing employers...

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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