How to Keep Track of Mileage for Taxes in 2021

IRS mileage log requirements:

  • The total Mileage you drove in the Tax Year for Business, Commuting, and Personal Driving other than Commuting;
  • The First Odometer or the Last Odometer reading of the year;
  • The Dates of your Business trips;
  • The Address of the Client  you’ve visited;
  • And the Purpose of your Trips.
IRS Mileage Log Requirements
IRS Audit

Watch out for the landmines

In theory, it sounds like an Easy Task to keep track of your Trips. In practice, the IRS can request ALL of your Business Data: Business Expense reports, Odometer readings recorded at the Mechanic, Traffic cams, Tolls, Fees, etc. If these documents do not match with your Mileage logs an IRS Fine can be 50% of your Yearly Income!

How To Track Your Mileage?

Some people track their mileages on paper. If you prefer this option, we have a Printable Mileage Log Template for you. Nonetheless, Traditional Mileage Log Excel or Google Sheets / Tracker Apps / Templates / Samples will not perform even the simplest check-ups in your mileage log such as checking whether your odometer readings are realistic or not.

How To Track Your Mileage?
Mileage Reimbursement

Mileage Reimbursement

If you (or your employee) drive a private vehicle for business use besides personal, you can also apply for tax refund after the miles driven. Use our Company Mileage Reimbursement Calculator to see how much you can save in a Tax Year. Whether you choose Standard Mileage Rate or Actual Expenses Method, MileageWise ensures that your Mileage logs meet Every Expectation.

Go With The Smartest Solution

Keeping a Vehicle Mileage Log on Paper can take up 3-5 hrs of your Time/Month. With MileageWise the same task is 7 Mins/Month. You can always decide:

  1. Keep your log on Paper and pay with your Time.
  2. Keep your log with Free or Cheap software and pay the IRS Fine.
  3. Keep your log with MileageWise and save half of your Income.
  4. Outsource the task to our Mileage Log Experts and save your Time and Money.

Don’t forget, your MileageWise Subscription is Tax deductible as a Business Expense!

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Go with the wisest solution

Be Wise, Choose MileageWise

MileageWise Checks & Corrects 70 Logical Conflicts before printing to ensure your Mileage logs are IRS-Proof! It takes only 7 Minutes to complete 1 month’s worth of Mileage logs resulting in an average of $12,000 in Tax Deduction, without struggling with an expense tracker. MileageWise also has an app for both iOS and Android phones so that you can record your trips on the go.