By Chuck Myers, McClatchy-Tribune News Service –
You may have heard that the federal tax code allows for a mileage deduction when an automobile is used for business purposes. But did you know that there are also mileage deductions for moving, medical and charitable driving? Several Web sites spotlight the requirements and amount a taxpayer can claim on the car mileage deduction. Here are a few good Web locales, if you’re interested in the topic.
Lists IRS standard mileage rates for several recent years, including 2010 and 2011.
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Details standard mileage rate deductible for business-use vehicles.
Spotlights auto expenses deduction among key deductions for small businesses.
Good overview of business use of vehicles.