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Repair and maintenance deductions

My tax preparer says repairs and maintenance does not qualify if you deduct miles. Thank you.

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He is right! On your personal vehicle, used for busines purposes, the deduction is for gas and maintenence [your gas and maintenence should be a LOT less than the standard mileage deduction}

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Looks like the answer is more related to a personal four wheeler used for business. I need to explain myself better. I was referring to my eighteen wheeler and my maintenance on 2017 was over 13000 thousand dollar wich was 21 cents per mile. When I listen to Kevin Rutherford I understand any tires or anything you spend money would be deducted from your gross income and separately you would deduct diesel expenses or miles wichever is higher.

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You never take the standard mileage deduction on the semi, You should always be taking it for your personal vehicle used for business and medical trips.

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