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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...

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