People who drive for work have the option of deducting the cost of their car expenses (such as gas, maintenance, car payments, and a few others), or deducting a standard amount for every business mile driven.
The standard mileage rate for 2019 rate was 58 cents per mile and will be 57.5 cents per mile for 2020.
If you haven’t been tracking your business mileage--don’t panic! Some on-demand work apps (like Uber) will track your on-trip mileage for you, so you’ll be able to deduct this amount at the very least. Here’s where you can read more about how to fill in the blanks on your mileage log.