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Does Your Mileage Reimbursement Cover Auto Insurance and Depreciation?

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

With more than 9 out of 10 Americans under stay-at-home orders, not many workers are on the road traveling for business. With travel restrictions expected to ease over the next few months, now is...

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...

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...

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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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...

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...

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