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2022 Car Allowance Audit - Boost Benefits and Cut Costs

by mBurse Team Member, on Nov 29, 2021 7:00:00 AM

In 2022 it will be as important as ever to offer a competitive car allowance or vehicle reimbursement. But with rising vehicle costs, this could get expensive. Auditing your policies can help you...

3 Ways to Manage Your Company Gas Card Costs

by mBurse Team Member, on Nov 22, 2021 7:00:00 AM

If your company gives a gas card to employees or reimburses their fuel costs, it can be a challenge to control these costs. Last week we looked at five reasons to consider not directly paying for...

5 Reasons NOT to Give Employees a Fuel Card

by mBurse Team Member, on Nov 15, 2021 10:15:00 AM

If your company pays for its employees’ gas, you’ve bought yourself a costly problem. To avoid a fuel card or fuel reimbursement disaster, it’s time to start exploring other options.

The 2022 IRS Mileage Rate and Your Business

by mBurse Team Member, on Nov 8, 2021 7:00:00 AM

The IRS will soon release the 2022 standard business mileage rate. Regardless of the amount of the newly announced rate, businesses that use the IRS mileage rate for reimbursements will run into...

How Do Mileage Reimbursements Work?

by mBurse Team Member, on Nov 1, 2021 5:30:00 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...

How Does a Car Allowance Work?

by mBurse Team Member, on Oct 25, 2021 5:45:00 AM

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...

How to Quantify Your Car Allowance Amount for Employees

by mBurse Team Member, on Oct 18, 2021 7:00:00 AM

If you can’t quantify what your car allowance covers, you could be in trouble. Vehicle costs have risen significantly, and employees no longer have the ability to deduct business mileage on their...

The Rising Costs of a Company Fleet

by mBurse Team Member, on Oct 11, 2021 7:00:00 AM

As the prices of new and used vehicles continue to rise and gas prices remain historically high, businesses are increasingly forced to ask whether the company car is still worth it.

Tags: Company Cars

Top 5 Reasons to Revisit Your Car Allowance in 2022

by mBurse Team Member, on Oct 4, 2021 7:02:00 AM

As the fourth quarter begins, we near the fourth year in which employees who receive a car allowance cannot write off mileage on their tax returns. This reality combined with rising gas prices,...

What Is a Fixed & Variable Rate (FAVR) Reimbursement Plan?

by mBurse Team Member, on Sep 27, 2021 7:00:00 AM

The fixed and variable rate (FAVR) reimbursement provides a tax-free, defensible, and cost-effective tool to offset employee vehicle expenses. Leveraging data to reimburse auto expenses, FAVR is...

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FAVR Car Allowance vs Cents-Per-Mile

by mBurse Team Member, on Sep 20, 2021 7:00:00 AM

From time to time, we like to feature a question we have received. This time, the question is about whether a fixed and variable rate reimbursement (aka FAVR car allowance) is superior to a...

3 Reasons NOT to Use the IRS Mileage Rate for Reimbursements

by mBurse Team Member, on Sep 13, 2021 7:00:00 AM

The IRS mileage rate was designed to be a tax deduction tool for individual taxpayers, but it has become the standard rate for business vehicle reimbursements. The results are costlier than you...

Three Questions to Ask about Your Company Car Allowance

by mBurse Team Member, on Sep 6, 2021 7:08:00 AM

Company car allowances policies are often some of the most overlooked policies in the organization. But these policies are more important than many people realize.

3 Reasons Taxable Car Allowances Don't Make Sense after Tax Reform

by mBurse Team Member, on Aug 30, 2021 7:00:00 AM

In 2017 Congress passed a massive tax reform for the years 2018-2025. Under the rules of these tax years, paying a taxable car allowance just isn't worth it.

Why Your $600 Car Allowance Violates CA Labor Code 2802(a)

by mBurse Team Member, on Aug 23, 2021 7:00:00 AM

If your employees travel for business in their personal vehicles, and they receive a flat car allowance, you are probably violating California’s labor code. CA Labor Code, Section 2802(a),...

Employee Auto Insurance: Is Your Business Protected?

by mBurse Team Member, on Aug 16, 2021 7:00:00 AM

It’s an HR manager’s worst nightmare. While working, an employee causes an auto accident with injuries. And the employee was uninsured. This is why businesses should mandate and verify employee...

Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, and Employee Auto Accidents

by mBurse Team Member, on Aug 9, 2021 7:00:00 AM

If an employee causes a car accident while on the job, the company will likely face some liability. Vehicular accidents are one of the leading causes of work-related injuries and fatalities. Let's...

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3 Steps to Reduce Company Car Costs

by mBurse Team Member, on Aug 2, 2021 8:04:57 AM

Without question, a company car is a huge perk. Employees get to drive a nice vehicle without all the expense and liability. The company can attract top talent while projecting a uniformly classy...

Three Things about Fuel Cards and Reimbursements You Must Know

by mBurse Team Member, on Jul 26, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Thinking about adding a fuel card or fuel reimbursement to your car allowance? Here’s what you need to know.

The Ultimate California Labor Code 2802(a) Cheat Sheet

by mBurse Team Member, on Jul 19, 2021 7:00:00 AM

The state of California has the strictest labor laws in the country when it comes to auto allowances and vehicle reimbursements. Whether your company pays a monthly allowance or the IRS mileage...

Illinois Gas Tax v. Business Mileage Rate

by mBurse Team Member, on Jul 12, 2021 7:00:00 AM

If you provide a vehicle reimbursement to employees working in Illinois, gas tax increases could put your organization in a bind. The IRS business mileage rate cannot guarantee compliance with the...

Guidelines to Keep Your Car Allowance Accountable, or Non-Taxed

by mBurse Team Member, on Jul 6, 2021 7:30:00 AM

A car allowance is the simplest way to offset an employee’s cost of operating a personal vehicle for business use. Many organizations pay out the allowance every pay period as taxable...

3 Best Practices for Mileage Reimbursements

by mBurse Team Member, on Jun 28, 2021 7:00:00 AM

A standardized mileage rate, such as the IRS rate, and employee-reported mileage both can make it hard to control costs while supporting employees sufficiently – here are three best practices to...

How Reimbursement Using a Standard Vehicle Works

by mBurse Team Member, on Jun 21, 2021 7:00:00 AM

In the post-pandemic, post-tax reform economy, it is more important than ever to offer a flexible car reimbursement. The secret is to start with a standardized vehicle, not a standardized rate....

Why Your Auto Reimbursement Plan Needs a Standardized Vehicle

by mBurse Team Member, on Jun 14, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Paying an equal car allowance or mileage rate has long been the norm. But today's economy requires a different approach. It all starts with a standardized vehicle.

Why Every Employer Should Pay Attention to Employees’ Car Insurance

by mBurse Team Member, on Jun 7, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Your employees’ car insurance can cost the whole company if the coverage is too low. All it takes is a single car accident. You can protect your organization by following these guidelines for...

Tags: Risk

5 Signs Your Car Allowance Isn’t Competitive

by mBurse Team Member, on May 31, 2021 7:00:00 AM

What's an industry standard car allowance? Turns out, most companies ignore their employee car allowance when they could instead turn it into a business tool to attract and retain talent.

Is Your Car Allowance Accountable and Non-taxable?

by mBurse Team Member, on May 24, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Your standard auto allowance plan probably isn’t IRS-compliant. In this Q&A we'll tell you why, and how to create an accountable auto allowance plan.

Is It Time to Switch from a Company Car to FAVR Reimbursement?

by mBurse Team Member, on May 17, 2021 7:00:00 AM

For many industries 2020 was a year of loss, forcing them to re-evaluate priorities and figure out how to survive. COVID-19 is now forcing many organizations to decide whether to continue offering...

Distracted Driving and Your Employees: 4 Ways to Reduce Risk

by mBurse Team Member, on May 10, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Every organization with employees who operate a vehicle on the job should have a vehicle safety policy. Addressing distracted driving is a key way to strengthen your organization's policy and...

California Labor Code Section 2802: Ways to Reimburse Employee Expenses

by mBurse Team Member, on May 1, 2021 2:50:25 PM

When it comes to labor law, California has set the bar high when it comes to preventing employers from passing along expenses to employees. Here's a quick overview of CA Labor Code Section 2802...

COVID-19, Car Reimbursements, and Labor Laws (CA Labor Code 2802)

by mBurse Team Member, on Apr 19, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Without even knowing it, your company’s car allowance or mileage reimbursement may be violating state labor laws like California Labor Code, Section 2802. It is important to take the time to...

Why Gas Prices Are Soaring, and How This Impacts Your Business

by mBurse Team Member, on Apr 5, 2021 7:00:00 AM

The recent spikes in gas prices may rise further. A couple of weeks ago, we discussed how prices at the pump can impact car reimbursements. Today let's take a step back and look at the bigger...

How Rising Gas Prices Affect Car Allowances and Reimbursements

by mBurse Team Member, on Mar 22, 2021 7:00:00 AM

You may have noticed that gas prices are rising again after months of relatively low costs at the pump. Understanding how this will affect employees who operate a vehicle for your company is...

What's Your Mileage Reimbursement Rate Based On?

by mBurse Team Member, on Mar 15, 2021 7:00:00 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...

Tax Rules for Personal Use of a Company Vehicle

by mBurse Team Member, on Mar 1, 2021 7:00:00 AM

A company car is one of the most attractive benefits an employee can receive. But the IRS tax rules surrounding business vs. personal use of a company vehicle can be a challenge to administer.

How to Save Money with a Tax-Free Car Allowance

by mBurse Team Member, on Feb 22, 2021 7:00:00 AM

It's tax season, and filers will again be reminded that they cannot deduct miscellaneous business expenses if they are an employee. This means no mileage deduction for workers who receive a car...

The FAVR Car Allowance, Defined

by mBurse Team Member, on Feb 15, 2021 7:00:00 AM

The fix and variable rate allowance (FAVR) provides a tax-free, defensible, and cost-effective tool to offset employee vehicle expenses.

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3 Questions to Improve a Typical Car Allowance

by mBurse Team Member, on Feb 1, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Company car allowances policies are often some of the most overlooked policies in the organization. But these policies are more important than you might think.

Three Alternatives to a Company Car

by mBurse Team Member, on Jan 25, 2021 7:00:00 AM

A company car is an amazing perk to an employee. But it is a high expense for an employer, and an underutilized tool during the pandemic, pushing some companies to look for alternatives. Here are...

Should a Company Pay Less than the IRS Mileage Rate?

by mBurse Team Member, on Jan 11, 2021 7:00:00 AM

When deciding on a mileage reimbursement rate, many companies look for guidance to the published standard mileage rates from the IRS. But the question of whether to pay that exact rate to...

IRS Guidelines for 2021 FAVR Car Allowance Programs

by mBurse Team Member, on Jan 4, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Each year, the IRS updates its rules and guidelines for non-taxable, accountable vehicle reimbursements. If your organization uses or is considering a FAVR car allowance, here's what you should...

The Best Car Allowance for 2021

by mBurse Team Member, on Dec 21, 2020 7:00:00 AM

As we head into 2021, many organizations are taking stock after a challenging and confusing 2020. Now is the time to re-evaluate your current car allowance and re-tool with a flexible and...

Guide to 2021 FAVR vehicle reimbursements

by mBurse Team Member, on Dec 7, 2020 7:00:00 AM

As your business evaluates business vehicle plan options for 2021, adopting a fixed and variable rate reimbursement, also known as a FAVR car allowance, should be high on your list. Find out why...

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Company Car vs. Employee Car Reimbursement

by mBurse Team Member, on Nov 30, 2020 7:00:00 AM

A company provided vehicle has always been a huge perk. However, recent trends have made it more expensive to maintain a company fleet. Is switching to a car allowance or vehicle reimbursement a...

2021 Car Allowance Policy: How to Determine the Right Amount

by mBurse Team Member, on Nov 23, 2020 7:00:00 AM

The year 2020 brought the COVID-19 pandemic and lots of economic disruption. As we head into 2021 opportunities abound to provide a more competitive car allowance, providing stability in the midst...

Car Allowance or Mileage Reimbursement for 2021?

by mBurse Team Member, on Nov 16, 2020 7:00:00 AM

2020 has been a rough year for everyone. As you head into 2021, your business may be weighing whether to pay a car allowance or mileage reimbursement to employees. Our answer to this question may...

California's Proposition 22 Passes - Implications for Other States?

by mBurse Team Member, on Nov 9, 2020 7:00:00 AM

California's ballot initiative, Proposition 22, passed by a 58 - 42 margin. What does this mean for other states?

Tags: Labor Codes

The 2021 IRS Mileage Rate and Business Reimbursements

by mBurse Team Member, on Nov 2, 2020 7:00:00 AM

[UPDATED] We now know what the IRS standard business mileage rate will be in 2021. Here are steps your organization can take to stay responsive to these changes.

GPS Mileage Tracking for Business with Privacy Protection

by mBurse Team Member, on Oct 26, 2020 7:00:00 AM

GPS mileage apps are quickly becoming the preferred way for both businesses and independent contractors to keep track of mileage for work and tax purposes. Along with these apps come privacy...

Benchmark Data for Car Allowances

by mBurse Team Member, on Oct 12, 2020 7:00:00 AM

What is your car allowance amount based on? If it’s not based on data, you could be in trouble. You may be overpaying or underpaying. You may face increased attrition rates or productivity losses...

3 Steps to Calculate Your 2021 Car Allowance or Mileage Rate

by mBurse Team Member, on Oct 5, 2020 7:00:00 AM

The 2019 and 2020 tax-filing seasons exposed inadequate car allowances and vehicle reimbursements. These were the first two years mobile employees could not write off unreimbursed business...

When Should an Employer Reimburse for Mileage?

by mBurse Team Member, on Sep 21, 2020 7:00:00 AM

While there's no federal law requiring employers to reimburse their employees' business vehicle expenses, many companies choose to do so – and for good reasons. Let's explore ways to determine...

What Is the Minimum Car Insurance You Need to Maintain?

by mBurse Team Member, on Sep 14, 2020 7:00:00 AM

We often get asked by company managers or employees who drive for work how much auto insurance they should carry. Different states have different required minimum coverages, but all of these fall...

Fixed Costs vs. Variable Costs and Your Vehicle Program

by mBurse Team Member, on Aug 10, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Most businesses experience both fixed expenses and variable expenses. Knowing the difference is important, especially if your organization reimburses employees for their business vehicle expenses.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Business Vehicle Reimbursement Policy

by mBurse Team Member, on Aug 3, 2020 7:00:00 AM

As July ends and August begins, it is clear that the United States faces a long and complicated road through the COVID-19 pandemic. Vehicle reimbursement policies should be revised to reflect the...

Best Practices for Electronic Mileage Logs

by mBurse Team Member, on Jul 27, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Your mileage reimbursements are only as accurate as your mileage tracking. Ensure that you’re equipped with the best electronic mileage logbook available.

How Much a Car Allowance Costs Companies and Employees

by mBurse Team Member, on Jul 13, 2020 7:00:00 AM

The car allowance is one of the most overlooked business tools within most organizations. It seems simple enough and easy to maintain. But the simplicity of a standard monthly payment carries...

How to Calculate a Fair Car Allowance

by mBurse Team Member, on Jul 6, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Car allowances remain one of the most popular ways for employers to offset their employees' business vehicle expenses. However, few organizations take time to calculate a fair amount based on...

Reimbursement of Employees for Mobile, Office, or Remote Work

by mBurse Team Member, on Jun 29, 2020 7:00:00 AM

As a result of COVID-19, many employers face changing circumstances for how and where employees fulfill their job responsibilities. In states that require full reimbursement of employees for...

What Does a Car Allowance Cover?

by mBurse Team Member, on Jun 22, 2020 7:00:00 AM

You company's car allowance covers a wide range of employee vehicle expenses. If it is not high enough, the allowance could impact your employee retention rate. If you have not adjusted the...

Is a Mileage Reimbursement Taxable?

by mBurse Team Member, on Jun 15, 2020 7:00:00 AM

When an employee drives a personal vehicle as part of their job, the company typically reimburses the driver for the cost of the business use of the vehicle. Many employers pay a cents-per-mile...

Why Reimbursement with the IRS Mileage Rate Is Wrong for 2020

by mBurse Team Member, on Jun 8, 2020 7:00:00 AM

If your company uses the IRS business mileage rate to reimburse employees, you are using the wrong tool for the task. This vehicle reimbursement approach has significant shortcomings in a normal...

3 Reasons to Maintain Vehicle Reimbursement for Remote Workers

by mBurse Team Member, on Jun 1, 2020 7:15:00 AM

Though businesses across the country have reopened, many are still keeping their workers at home. For these organizations, it can seem reasonable to suspend vehicle reimbursement programs, such as...

How to Reimburse Restaurant Delivery Workers

by mBurse Team Member, on May 25, 2020 7:00:00 AM

With most restaurants shifting to take out and delivery over the past two months, many owners face the new challenge of properly reimbursing employees who have converted to delivering food to...

Two Money-Saving Tools for Company Vehicle Programs

by mBurse Team Member, on May 4, 2020 7:15:00 AM

If your organization provides a company vehicle to employees, now is a good time to evaluate the tools you are using to support this program. Adopting effective personal use chargeback procedures...

Tags: Company Cars

Does Your Mileage Reimbursement Cover Auto Insurance and Depreciation?

by mBurse Team Member, on Apr 27, 2020 7:15:00 AM

With so many Americans working remotely right now, many workers are putting fewer business miles on their vehicles than they did before the COVID-19 pandemic struck. Now is an important time to...

How Should You Track Mileage for Work and Taxes?

by mBurse Team Member, on Apr 20, 2020 7:15:00 AM

If your organization tracks employees' business mileage for tax purposes or reimbursements, it can be a tedious process. With the new generation of mileage trackers like our mobile app mLog,...

Reimbursement of Employees Working from Home

by mBurse Team Member, on Apr 6, 2020 7:15:00 AM

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing the majority of Americans to stay home, much of our workforce has gone remote. Under some state labor codes, that could require employers to take on additional...

3 Questions to Ask about Your Car Allowance or Mileage Reimbursement

by mBurse Team Member, on Mar 23, 2020 7:15:00 AM

With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the United States, it's no longer "business as usual." As painful economic losses mount and more people work from home, we are entering an unprecedented phase....

Tax Season: Time for a Non-Taxable Car Allowance

by mBurse Team Member, on Mar 9, 2020 7:15:00 AM

The 2019 tax season placed taxable car allowances under increased scrutiny because employees could no longer deduct business mileage to offset their taxes. Businesses are now turning to...

Why You Need to See Your Employees' Auto Insurance Policy Declarations

by mBurse Team Member, on Feb 24, 2020 7:15:00 AM

Proof of employees' auto insurance will not be enough to protect your business in the event of an accident. It is vital to also keep records of each employee's insurance policy declarations pages....

Are You Losing 40% of Your Company Vehicle Allowance to Taxes?

by mBurse Team Member, on Feb 17, 2020 7:15:00 AM

If your company pays a monthly vehicle stipend, 40% or more of that money could go to federal and state coffers this tax season. With tax returns on everyone's minds, now is a great time to review...

Why Your Company Needs an Employee Driver Safety Program

by mBurse Team Member, on Feb 10, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Do you plan to run a motor vehicle record (MVR) check on all your employee drivers this year? If not, you should. You can reduce your company’s risk profile by instituting annual or bi-annual MVR...

Can You Deduct Business Mileage on Your Taxes?

by mBurse Team Member, on Feb 3, 2020 7:14:00 AM

It's tax season again and time to review the IRS rules regarding business mileage deductions. The 2017 tax reform made major changes to the rules around miscellaneous tax deductions that could...

Does Your Car Allowance Violate California's Reimbursement Laws?

by mBurse Team Member, on Jan 27, 2020 7:15:00 AM

If you pay a car allowance to employees working in the state of California, be aware that these workers face a unique set of conditions. Between strict labor laws and disproportionately high...

California Assembly Bill 5 and Vehicle Reimbursements

by mBurse Team Member, on Jan 13, 2020 7:30:00 AM

[Updated] On January 1, 2020, a new law went into effect in California that re-classifies many independent contractors as employees. California Assembly Bill 5 in combination with CA Labor Code...

Benchmark for 2020 with our 2019 Car Allowance Survey Results

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

Our annual survey results have arrived, and they reveal negative impacts of the tax reform on employees who receive a car allowance or vehicle reimbursement. As a result, 9 out of 10 companies...

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....

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...

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...

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...

2020 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 changes in tax code have eliminated the federal deduction for unreimbursed...

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...

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...

Car Allowance vs. Mileage Reimbursement - Which Is Better?

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

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

Is a Car Allowance Taxable Income?

by mBurse Team Member, on Apr 16, 2019 5:41:00 AM

Is your car allowance taxable? It depends on whether it's an IRS-accountable plan or a non-accountable plan. Let's look at the guidelines.

Why the IRS Mileage Rate Over-Reimburses Employees

by mBurse Team Member, on Mar 26, 2019 11:00:10 AM

You don’t have to overpay to reimburse your employees – unless, that is, you’re paying the IRS standard mileage rate. With ease comes a price, but there are alternatives.

Is a Car Allowance or Mileage Reimbursement Taxable Income?

by mBurse Team Member, on Mar 20, 2019 7:49:54 AM

Both employers and employees often ask us whether their car allowance or mileage reimbursement should be taxed. Here’s a typical question and how we answer it:

How the New Illinois Labor Law Will Impact Your Business

by mBurse Team Member, on Mar 11, 2019 6:02:00 AM

The Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act was amended effective January 1, 2019. This law places new requirements on reimbursements of employees. Here’s everything you need to know.

Tags: Labor Codes

How to Comply with Expense Indemnification Labor Codes

by mBurse Team Member, on Mar 4, 2019 12:17:30 PM

Illinois recently joined a growing number of states with expense indemnification labor codes. If your organization pays a car allowance or vehicle reimbursement, here’s how to ensure your...

Tags: Labor Codes

Is a Car Mileage Allowance Taxable?

by mBurse Team Member, on Apr 10, 2018 10:38:54 AM

Paying a car allowance with mileage substantiation? The time is now to re-evaluate your policy as a result of changes in the tax code.

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