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Self-Employed Tax Deductions

Self-Employed Tax Deductions

July 11, 2024 - 5 min read

For the self-employed, every tax deduction counts. Check out the top self-employed tax deductions to reduce what you owe the IRS.

Continuing Education Tax Deduction Guide

Continuing Education Tax Deduction Guide

July 10, 2024 - 5 min read

Self-employed and businesses can take a continuing education tax deduction. See which expenses qualify and how to write them off.

Are Parking Tickets Tax Deductible?

Are Parking Tickets Tax Deductible?

July 9, 2024 - 2 min read

Find out if self-employed can deduct parking tickets, which parking-related expenses can be deducted and how to deduct them on your tax return.

Are Tolls Tax Deductible?

Are Tolls Tax Deductible?

June 28, 2024 - 2 min read

Self-employed individuals can deduct tolls when driving for business purposes. See how to write off your toll expenses at tax time.

Employees’ Guide to Travel Expenses

Employees’ Guide to Travel Expenses

June 25, 2024 - 2 min read

Need to know how to receive travel expenses reimbursement and when it is taxable? Learn about travel expenses and how you can make tracking these expenses easier.

How To Claim Vehicle Depreciation from the IRS

How To Claim Vehicle Depreciation from the IRS

June 25, 2024 - 2 min read

Vehicle depreciation can be one of the largest deductions business owners can claim. Learn how you can claim your car deduction from the IRS in our guide with examples.

How To Write Off a Car For Business

How To Write Off a Car For Business

June 25, 2024 - 2 min read

Writing off a car may be the largest tax deduction you can claim as a small business owner. Learn how to write off a car according to IRS and save with Driversnote.

Are Employee Reimbursements Taxable?

Are Employee Reimbursements Taxable?

June 18, 2024 - 2 min read

Reimbursements can be provided through accountable or non-accountable plans - see which reimbursements you receive will not be taxed.

Business Miles vs Commuting Miles

Business Miles vs Commuting Miles

June 13, 2024 - 2 min read

Learn the difference between business miles and commuting miles to report correctly and make the most of your reimbursement or tax return.

Tax Deduction for Vehicle Registration Fees

Tax Deduction for Vehicle Registration Fees

June 4, 2024 - 5 min read

You can deduct value-based registration fees for your personal vehicle on your taxes. See which states calculate fees this way.

Can You Write Off Car Repairs?

Can You Write Off Car Repairs?

May 24, 2024 - 2 min read

Find out when car repairs are tax deductible, who is eligible and how to claim vehicle expenses back on your tax return.

IRS Mileage Rate 2023

IRS Mileage Rate 2023

April 17, 2024 - 2 min read

You can get 65.5 cents per business mile for 2023. See how to use the rate and submit your 2023 tax claim in 2024.

Car Allowance vs Company Cars - Which Is Better For Your Business?

Car Allowance vs Company Cars - Which Is Better For Your Business?

March 22, 2024 - 2 min read

Learn all about car allowances vs company cars in the US and how to decide which is right for your company in 2024.

Free IRS Mileage Calculator

Free IRS Mileage Calculator

March 19, 2024 - 2 min read

Use IRS mileage rates or set your own. Simply enter how many miles you drove to calculate your mileage reimbursement or deduction.

Track mileage on iPhone | Driving, walking & running

Track mileage on iPhone | Driving, walking & running

March 15, 2024 - 5 min read

Learn how to track driving, walking, and running distance on your iPhone using the Health app and tracking apps from the App Store.

Can you claim mileage on taxes if not self-employed?

Can you claim mileage on taxes if not self-employed?

February 16, 2024 - 2 min read

Find out if you fall into one of the groups of employed individuals who can claim mileage on taxes in the US in 2024.

IRS Mileage Rates 2024

IRS Mileage Rates 2024

January 2, 2024 - 2 min read

The standard mileage rate for business will be 67 cents per mile, effective Jan. 1st, 2024 - up 1.5 cents from the 2023 rate of 65.5 cents.

Employees’ Guide To Car Allowance

Employees’ Guide To Car Allowance

December 20, 2023 - 2 min read

Learn how a car allowance can help you purchase, repair, and maintain your vehicle - everything employees should know about receiving a car allowance.

Free IRS Mileage Log Template - PDF, Excel and Sheets versions

Free IRS Mileage Log Template - PDF, Excel and Sheets versions

December 20, 2023 - 2 min read

If driving a car is part of your employment, if you are self-employed and use your car for business purposes...

Personal Use of Company Vehicles - Employees’ Guide

Personal Use of Company Vehicles - Employees’ Guide

December 20, 2023 - 2 min read

Using a company car for personal purposes is convenient. However, it is important to classify your expenses properly to avoid tax penalties. See how here.

A Guide to Meal and Lodging Expenses for Business

A Guide to Meal and Lodging Expenses for Business

December 18, 2023 - 2 min read

Business meals and lodging can be significant expenses. Fortunately, they can be deducted or reimbursed. Learn how to get meals and lodging reimbursement.

Keep Car Allowance Tax-Free - Employer's Guide

Keep Car Allowance Tax-Free - Employer's Guide

December 15, 2023 - 2 min read

Learn how the IRS taxes car allowances and how to keep car allowances tax-free for your employees in 2024 with this simple guide.

Claim Mileage with The Actual Expense Method

Claim Mileage with The Actual Expense Method

December 15, 2023 - 2 min read

Learn how to use the actual expense method to claim business mileage from the IRS and reduce your tax burden this tax year.

Real Estate Agents' Free Mileage Log Template

Real Estate Agents' Free Mileage Log Template

December 15, 2023 - 2 min read

Mileage log template for US real estate agents. See how to use the IRS template and if you should use a real estate mile tracker in 2024.

Company Mileage Reimbursement Guide

Company Mileage Reimbursement Guide

December 15, 2023 - 5 min read

Company mileage reimbursement programs can be great for your business and your employees if done correctly.

How to Charge Mileage to Customers

How to Charge Mileage to Customers

December 15, 2023 - 2 min read

Find out if you should charge mileage to customers, what is the best way to do so for your business and how to decide on how much to charge for mileage.

Free Mileage Log Template for Delivery Drivers

Free Mileage Log Template for Delivery Drivers

December 15, 2023 - 2 min read

Stay organized & maximize your deductions with this free mileage log template for delivery drivers in 2024. Use the IRS template to compliantly log miles.

In Which States is Mileage Reimbursement Mandatory?

In Which States is Mileage Reimbursement Mandatory?

December 15, 2023 - 2 min read

Find out if your employer is obliged to pay out mileage reimbursement for your business-related miles according to state laws in 2024.

How To Keep an IRS Compliant Mileage Log Book

How To Keep an IRS Compliant Mileage Log Book

December 15, 2023 - 2 min read

Keeping a compliant mileage log for taxes can be the difference between you receiving the maximum deduction for your mileage, or missing...

Small Business Mileage Tracking

Small Business Mileage Tracking

December 15, 2023 - 2 min read

You have a small business and you or your employees drive personal vehicles for work. Do you know that you can receive mileage deductions...

10 Most Important Tips for Gig Drivers

10 Most Important Tips for Gig Drivers

September 11, 2023 - 2 min read

If you drive for Uber, Lyft, or any of the other ridesharing and delivery platforms, there is a lot you can do to maximize your profit and peace of mind.

Gig Work Tax Deductions You Don’t Want To Miss

Gig Work Tax Deductions You Don’t Want To Miss

September 11, 2023 - 2 min read

Gig workers face a lot of expenses. Find out which of these expenses you can deduct when tax season comes around.

The Rise of Gig Driving: Navigating the Modern Job Landscape

The Rise of Gig Driving: Navigating the Modern Job Landscape

September 11, 2023 - 5 min read

Gig driving, also known as ridesharing, is a type of employment where individuals use their personal vehicles to provide transportation or delivery through apps

Small Business Travel Expenses - See What You Can Deduct

Small Business Travel Expenses - See What You Can Deduct

August 16, 2023 - 2 min read

Travelling often for your small business? Find all expenses you can deduct at tax time and what records you need to keep for a compliant tax return in 2024.

Small Business Expenses - Maximize Your Deductions

Small Business Expenses - Maximize Your Deductions

August 15, 2023 - 2 min read

See what expenses you can deduct from the IRS if you own a small business in the US and how to simplify keeping records for your small business expenses in 2024.

Small Business Spreadsheet for Income and Expenses 2024

Small Business Spreadsheet for Income and Expenses 2024

August 11, 2023 - 2 min read

Get this simple, automated spreadsheet template to record and keep track of your small business income and expenses. Free small business template.

Find The Best Mileage Tracking App

Find The Best Mileage Tracking App

June 30, 2023 - 5 min read

Tracking mileage for your reimbursement or tax deduction has never been easier - with mobile apps for tracking your drives...

W-4 vs W-2 - Understand the Difference

W-4 vs W-2 - Understand the Difference

June 9, 2023 - 2 min read

Wondering what the W-2 and W-4 forms are for? This is your easy-to-understand guide with actionable steps for filing them in 2023.

Home Office Deductions for Your Small Business

Home Office Deductions for Your Small Business

March 20, 2023 - 2 min read

Operating a small business from home? Find out if you are eligible to claim home office tax deductions from the IRS and lower your tax burden in 2023.

Should You Use an App to Track Your Mileage?

Should You Use an App to Track Your Mileage?

March 8, 2023 - 2 min read

If you drive for work, mileage tracking is an indispensable part of your day. Tracking every work trip ensures that you maximize your tax deductions...

IRS Increases The Official Mileage Rates From July 2022

IRS Increases The Official Mileage Rates From July 2022

June 24, 2022 - 2 min read

On June 9 the IRS announced an increase in the mileage rates, applicable from July 1, 2022. The rates for business, medical and...

Denmark increases mileage rate due to rising fuel prices

Denmark increases mileage rate due to rising fuel prices

May 6, 2022 - 2 min read

As fuel prices rise Denmark is quick to increase mileage rates, while Canada, the UK, and the US don't respond to higher driving costs.

 Introducing Driversnote for Web

Introducing Driversnote for Web

February 14, 2022 - 2 min read

Introducing Driversnote for Web - learn more about what is new. Bulk editing, quick actions, reporting and changing routes on your trips.

Introducing Driversnote 4.0

Introducing Driversnote 4.0

June 2, 2021 - 2 min read

Welcome to the new Driversnote 4.0 Check out our new features including a new way to auto-track your trips!

Driversnote Teams

Driversnote Teams

November 5, 2020 - 2 min read

We're excited to officially announce the launch of our very own team mileage tracking solution...

Android auto-tracking

Android auto-tracking

August 19, 2020 - 2 min read

We're excited to let you know about the new introduced automatic tracking capabilities available in our Driversnote Android application.