Uber & Lyft Driver Tax Tips

The emergence of Uber & Lyft Drivers (and drivers for other, similar services) has brought new challenges for preparing their tax returns. They are self-employed, but they have new ways of having their income reported, and they have some expenses not usually seen by other self-employed people.

Following are some links to online resources which may help to clear away the clouds of confusion.

ALWAYS REMEMBER IRS PUBLICATIONS RULE WITH REGARDS TO TAX LAW, AND TAXAIDE PUBLICATIONS RULE WITH REGARDS TO IN-SCOPE / OUT-OF-SCOPE.

However, if you can't find the explanation you need in either of those publications, these linked resources might help fill in the blanks.

Tax Tips for Uber Driver-Partners (from intuit turbotax)

Tax Tips for Uber, Lyft, Juno and Other Car Sharing Drivers (again, from intuit turbotax)