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svigil13
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Car and truck expenses

I did not own a car but used family vehicles and paid for gas while traveling for my contract. Can I claim the expense from the gas?
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SherryM
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Car and truck expenses

To enter your mileage:

If there is no Business tab:
  • Go to My Account > Tools > Topic Search
  •  Type mileage deduction in the topic search and click Go
  •  Click Edit next to your occupation or enter your business information.
  •  Continue through the interview until you get to the Any Vehicle Expenses or Sales? page or Vehicle Summary page.
  • Click Edit if you have already entered your vehicle.  
  • Proceed through the interview until you get to the Mileage Records for Your Vehicle page.

If you have a Business tab:

  • Go to the Business tab
  • Click Continue > I'll choose what I work on
  • Click Start/Update next to Business Income and Expenses
  • Click Edit next to your business name or enter your business information.
  • Scroll down to the Business Expenses section and click Revisit next to Business Vehicle Expense.
  • Proceed through the interview until you get to the Mileage Records for your vehicle screen.

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