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Old 03-20-2012, 06:25 AM
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I've been 4136'ing since 1988 and home office'ing for over 8 years now probably.

I have heard the home office is often a high abuse area that they look into, but have never heard the credit for tax on fuel being a red flag item?

Your not using this fuel in a DOT approved vehicle on the road, so why pay tax on it?

We already save all our gas receipts. I always fill up mowers separately from the truck, so the receipt is 100% accurate. The truck gets filled on a separate pump. Truck receipt has truck mileage written on it, and mower receipt has mowers written on it.

I take the receipts and add them all up at tax time. Simple and easy.

As for the long as you have another car/truck for personal use, and just use your work truck for 100% business. It's so much easier that way.
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