Tax Planning

Are You Cheating Yourself by Using IRS Mileage Rates?

Aug 1, 2021

Bradford Tax Institute

Are you using IRS mileage rates for your business vehicle?

I have a new tool that can tell us whether the mileage rates are a good deal for your taxes. With this tool, I look at the entire life of your vehicle, including any gain or loss on sale, to get to the bottom-line dollar benefit or detriment that the IRS-mileage-rate method gives you.

This is a cradle-to-grave examination of the mileage rates versus the actual-expense method.

If it turns out that the mileage rates are good, great.

On the other hand, if it turns out that the mileage rates are not good for you, I have at my disposal an IRS procedure that allows me to switch you to the actual-expense method so you pocket more after-tax dollars.

I think we should examine your mileage-rate choice. Please call me and we’ll set up a time when we can drill down on this.

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