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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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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