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  1. Pay
    Just found out ... for those who keep track of their mileage expenses, the IRS raised the mileage rate from 58.5 to 62.5 cents per mile, effective July 1st.
  2. Los Angeles & Orange County
    Can anyone refer me to an accountant, in LA or OC, who is good with Uber deductions specifically? My accountant of many years has retired. Thanks in advance.
  3. Advice
    I just received the tax form 1099K from Lyft but it shows, as my income, more than double of what actually went into my bank account. It’s my own car therefore i don’t have to deduct any rental amount. Why? In actuality i am only taking home, including tips, 46% of what they charge the pax...
  4. Tampa
    This is probably an old issue, sorry in advance but my search of the boards was fruitless I stopped driving last March after a pax attacked me early in the covid crisis + Lyft/police shrugged it off. I recently tried to log into my Uber account + I cant. I can get to the login screen. It texts...
  5. Toronto (Ontario)
    Having recently done my taxes and got my log-book into Excel spreadsheet format, I now have some annual metric numbers, the kind of stuff which I don't pay a lot of attention to, day to day. %of Ridehail kilometers for vehicle 74.6% (Ridehail kilometers / Total Kilometers for the...
  6. Washington DC
    If every state did this, especially with back taxes and penalties, they'd be gone. If the IRS came after them too it'd be awesome. https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/uber-hit-with-650-million-employment-tax-bill-in-new-jersey
  7. News
    Mayor Durkan proposes 51-cent tax on Uber, Lyft rides in Seattle to fund streetcar, affordable housing A Lyft passenger is picked up on Sixth Avenue in Seattle on Wednesday. Mayor Jenny Durkan is considering a tax on rideshare trips that would in part help pay for the streetcar. (Greg Gilbert...
  8. Taxes
    I thought mine was rather expensive based on what I’ve read here. The zoning fee alone was more than half the bill.
  9. Taxes
    Hello fellow uberists, I have surcharges imposed by the state of Texas and I need to make payments regularly at https://www.txsurchargeonline.com/onlineservices.aspx or else my driver's license will expire. Can I claim these payments as a loss for my business? Technically, this is a cost of...
  10. Taxes
    I just became an Uber driver over the weekend, I've only done a few trips and made about a total of 70 dollars. I was told that if I made over 600$ I have to file 1099 form to the IRS, where do I get the form? What do I write on it? How do I submit it?
  11. Minneapolis
    Lol! It's that time of year and we all know, tax time! I remember the day I went into his office and told him I'm doing Uber as a job (now side hustle with primary Lyft) and he never heard of them. Fast forward to 2019 and my tax guy said he now prepares hundreds of taxes for people that include...
  12. Portland
    Reminder: 2 additional taxes required for Portland area drivers. 1. Form SP-2018. Found on the city of Portland website. If you do business in the city, you must pay a tax. Minimum $100. If you do business in Multnomah county, you must also pay tax. Minimum $100. This form will cost you $200...
  13. New York City
    Ehy guys !!! Just a question; How are you doing with the taxes ?? Did some of you filled ?? I heard that car miles are not taxable anymore !!!!
  14. Boston
    do most of you guys find it more convenient to pay somebody or do it yourself? I'm a bit overwhelmed with the forms but I'd like to hear your input as well
  15. Seattle
    From Uberpoordriver in San Francisco Noobs who run X only should watch before signing up.
  16. UberEATS
    Hello, I'm new to Uber (just started UberEats delivery last August 2018). I found this forum after I got my 1099-MISC from Uber and was really disappointed with the script-reading support staff at Uber. Maybe someone here who delivers UberEats can help explain my 1099-MISC (I don't qualify for...
  17. Buffalo & Rochester
    So I’m trying to do Uber taxes and I opted out to receive it in electronic form. When I go to my taxes tab on Uber page it’s not giving me 1099- MISC form, but just a summary tax document. When I tried Turbotax I get to 1099-MISC, but I don’t have it. So how am I supposed to do it on my own...
  18. Chicago
    This is my first full year as a driver. Not sure if these can get claimed as expenses ("All [these] items may be tax deductible....") What u do? (I understand no one by answering is functioning as my CPA) approximate dollar ammounts Uber Service Fee/Other Adjustments, $5k Booking Fee, $4k...
  19. New Jersey
    My question how does uber know my expenses already, i don't even know them. they are saying i made $6,000 , have $2,000 in expenses and net payout is 4,000.. I have more expenses and am getting confused??? please any help?
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