Americans love their cars. According to the U.S. Census Bureau there are more than 244.2 million registered cars on the road in this country today. Cars can be expensive to buy or lease and to operate, especially with today's high fuel prices. But the tax law provides some relief for your car use by way of tax write-offs.
This chapter explains:
Deducting the use of your car for medical-related travel is discussed in Chapter 2. Deducting the use of your car for a job-related move is discussed in Chapter 4. Deducting the use of your car when working as a volunteer for charity is discussed in Chapter 6.
For more information, see IRS Publication 463, Travel, Entertainment, Gifts, and Car Expenses; IRS Publication 535, Business Expenses; IRS Publication 547, Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts (Business and Nonbusiness); and IRS Publication 584, Casualty, Disaster, and Theft Loss Workbook (Personal-Use ...