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My job pays us $0.20 a mile & informs us we can file the other $0.34 a mile on our taxes. Where/how do I do that?

After subtracting the 60 miles a day (for the average miles people travel to and from work) I drove a total of 19,103 miles this year, equaling a total of $6,495.02 at $0.34 a mile. I was told I cant claim this by a H & R block agent because it didnt equal over $6300 (clearly it does...). The agent then went on to say that because I was traveling to different states I couldnt claim it either. The lady didnt seem to really know what she was doing so I want a second opinion. If I can claim this how do I do it?
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My job pays us $0.20 a mile & informs us we can file the other $0.34 a mile on our taxes. Where/how do I do that?

If you are paid less than the Government mileage rate of $.54/mile (in 2016) you can claim the difference as follows:

1. Deduct all of your business miles at the Government mileage rate, and

2. Reduce that deduction by any reimbursement that you receive (unless it is already reported as income on your W-2.  At the end of the employee business expense interview (not at the end of the auto expense interview) one of the last questions is "Did any of your employers reimburse you for any of your expenses. At this point you would indicate that they did and, several screens after that, enter the reimbursements for other expenses (but only if they are not already included on your Form w-2 as income.)

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