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How the IRS Mileage Rate Violates CA Labor Code 2802(a)

by mBurse Team Member, on Jan 3, 2022 7:00:00 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....

The 2022 IRS Mileage Rate and Your Business

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

The IRS has increased the standard business mileage rate for 2022 by 2.5 cents per mile. Due to the inherent limitations of reimbursing with this mileage rate, businesses that use the IRS mileage...

Why the IRS Mileage Rate Overpays Some Workers and Underpays Others

by mBurse Team Member, on Dec 13, 2021 7:00:00 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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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