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

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 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...

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.

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:

Top 5 Reasons to Revisit Your Car Allowance in 2019

by mBurse Team Member, on Jan 7, 2019 11:40:02 AM

This spring, taxpayers will file under the new tax code for the first time. Changes in the rules governing miscellaneous deductions will affect thousands of workers who receive a taxable car...

The 2018 Car Allowance Survey Results

by mBurse Team Member, on Dec 20, 2018 8:50:42 AM

The results are in: most companies ignore best practices. Outmoded car allowances set companies up for expensive fixes. Don’t be like the competition.

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