Automobile Expenses

Automobile Expenses

Taxpayers can deduct automobile expenses only to the extent the automobile is used for business, for charitable purposes, for moving expense purposes, and for medical purposes. Expenses can be figured using the actual cost method (defined elsewhere) or by using the standard mileage rate (defined elsewhere).

Automobile Expenses (Regular Method)

A deduction for business use of the taxpayer's vehicle based on actual cost of gas, oil, repairs, tires, washing, etc. plus a deduction for depreciation.
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Employment expense that may be deductible include: union or professional dues, automobile expenses (if you use your own automobile for your employer's business or in your own business), and moving expenses (under certain circumstances and you are not reimbursed by the employer).
Line 10, automobile expenses, requires the attachment of Form 4562, Depreciation and Amortization.
These items include donations, and travel, entertainment, and automobile expenses for the owner(s), family, or friends.

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