MileBug helps your track your trips and related expenses to help ensure that you get the tax deduction that you deserve! With the launch of MileBug 3.0, MileBug CLOUD was introduced which allows you to backup all of your data and sync it across multiple devices and platforms. MileBug has been designed for the iPhone 5 and higher plus a variety of Android Phones.
Before filling out your mileage reports you are going to want to visit the Presets tab in MileBug. In the Presets you will fill out all of the Businesses, Types, Vehicles, and Expense Categories. These fields are going to help populate items in the Trips tab when you get there. Fill out all of the vital information that your trips will require in these sections such as frequent businesses you’ll travel to, the vehicles that you’ll drive, the purpose for your trips, addition expenses such as tolls or parking, and any other requirements you’ll have. All of the tax information should be good to go, MileBug is using the IRS standards for the year so no additional changes should be required. If you company pays more per mile than the standard you can setup a custom field to account for that.
The power of MileBug is lies in the Trips tab, this is where you are going to input all of your mileage and trip data. When adding in a new trip you can fill out all of the information yourself, there are plenty of fields to fill out to ensure that you are getting the maximum deduction possible. You will be able to enter in the type of trip you took, which vehicle was driven, the purpose of the trip, the vehicles mileage, any addition expenses, and more. Once all of the information is filled out you will see how much you should be receiving back based upon your mileage and business return. If you didn’t want to fill out the information manually you can opt to use the GPS Tracking method which will allow your device to track your movement using the built-in GPS chip. Ensuring that you have setup your presets properly will help you fill out your trips details quickly and properly. MileBug even allows you to save a tip to your favorites, this way if that specific tip is done multiple times a week/month you can have some of the information populate for you.
When you are ready to report your mileage to your employer or tax prepare you can export all of your data with MileBug. In the Reports tab you can set a date rage, filter the results, and then sort all of the results for easy viewing. There is even an option to export the data as an HTML, CSV, or both to ensure that your logs can be opened by anyone anywhere. And don’t forget to backup all of your date with MileBug CLOUD or using iTunes File Sharing!
Track your trips and get your deductions! Try MileBug for your iPhone or Android Phone.