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Customer: I am a 1099 contractor for a company that does not pay mileage for my travel. However, I sometimes receive mileage reimbursement from another company for driving to the same locations (at much less than the government allows). Can I claim the mileage as a deduction?
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If you receive mileage from a different company as an independent contractor (in the same type of work) then that is added to your Schedule C income. All your mileage doing this work (for any company) is used to offset your income so you can claim the mileage from both jobs as a deduction.

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