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By Dillon Blake, Senior Director of Business Development |

Each type of business vehicle reimbursement program has its purpose in the marketplace. For example, fleet programs are great for companies whose employees need specialty equipment, like ladder racks or tool boxes. Cents-per-mile programs fit well with companies who have occasional business drivers. Fixed and variable rate programs are great for those companies who have high mileage drivers and are looking for tax benefits.

By Meghan Peterson, Business Consultant |

Every year around the middle of December, the IRS releases the standard mileage rate for the following year. This is known as the "safe harbor rate". This rate, which is developed using Runzheimer data, is meant to be a number that individuals can use to write off the business expense of a personal vehicle on their taxes. However, since its inception, it has been used in a number of ways including being used as a standard to reimburse employees for using their own vehicles for work.

Mileage Reimbursement FAQ
By Mike Bassi, Director of Partnerships |

As the experts in business vehicle program management, and as the company who helps set the IRS mileage rate, we hear a lot of questions about mileage reimbursement and deductions. From taxation and compliance to mileage tracking and best practices, we’ve heard them all. Some questions, however, we hear more often than others. Here are a few of the most common questions about mileage reimbursements that we know you want answered.

What is the current federal mileage rate?

By Ken Robinson, Market Analyst |

Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers, Hannibal Lecter, Freddie Kruger, Norman Bates: these characters are known for instilling fear in the hearts of horror movie fanatics around the country, especially as we celebrate Halloween today. This Halloween season, the characters of ghosts, ghouls, and goblins, come alive in haunted houses and on the streets as kids hunt for the king size candy bars.

By Rob Kreiling, National Relocation Account Executive |

How many times have you hear the phrase “Do more with less” this year? (If I had a nickel……) As we all know, budgets are tight and resources are limited. One area companies go to first when looking to reduce costs is their corporate relocation program or workforce mobility program. If that happens to your company, what do you do?

By Matt Betz, Vice President of Fleet Channels |

No, really! Let’s start with that question: Do you (really) know who is behind the wheel? The reality is that for many enterprises with employees who drive as part of their job, the answer is, “I think so,” or maybe, “no.” While most drivers are perfectly responsible, hard working employees, when it comes to risk, it’s important that your company can answer that question for every one of its employees.

By Mike Bassi, Director of Partnerships |

According to the VARK model of learning, there are 4 different types of learners: Visual, Auditory, Reading/Writing, and Kinesthetic. While each of us can learn in multiple different ways, each individual has a method that their brain best absorbs information. Visual learners.... This post is for YOU!

By Rob Kreiling, National Relocation Account Executive |

Lump sum policies are known for being efficient and cost effective solutions for employee relocation, combining cost control with fair, equitable assistance that supports employee satisfaction. Depending on an organization’s specific program, they can also take on many forms.

By Mike Bassi, Director of Partnerships |

Crescent Crown Distributing is one of the top 10 beer distributors in the U.S., selling and delivering over 32 million cases annually throughout its territories in Arizona and Louisiana. Quality and freshness are extremely important to Crescent Crown. Each product is handled with care, from pickup to delivery, to ensure retailers receive undamaged cases and kegs.

By Dillon Blake, Senior Director of Business Development |

Business Vehicle Programs are a lot like beer. Ok, that might be a little bit of a stretch, but hear me out: Living in Texas, I prefer a nice Saint Arnold Brewing Lawnmower or a Dos X with a lime on a warm day. However, when I am visiting our corporate office in Wisconsin, I can’t resist a New Glarus Spotted Cow. In this example, there are different kinds of beer to fit different situations, times of the year and events. The same can be said for different types of vehicle programs that fit with different companies and job positions.