Field Agent, Presto invoices for taxes

I bookkeep earnings from doing gigs for these smaller MSPs, and use them in calculating my mileage. However, along with Performalogics, they don't have invoices that I can easily access and download come tax time. Anyone with experience with the taxmen know if we need to provide all invoices if we are audited to prove our mileage deduction claims, and if Field Agent, Presto, and Performalogics provide a big invoice at the end of the year or something like that? TIA.

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The IRS requirement for mileage deduction is that you maintain a contemporaneous record of mileage driven (date, distance, why). In the 1960s, this meant a logbook that you keep in the car. For me (for well over a decade) this has meant an Excel spreadsheet that details why (the MSC and client, date, and mileage). I don't keep invoices per se even when I could. I see no reason. I track payments in the same Excel spreadsheet, as well as job numbers when it makes sense to track those.
@tripovermercy wrote:

I bookkeep earnings from doing gigs for these smaller MSPs, and use them in calculating my mileage. However, along with Performalogics, they don't have invoices that I can easily access and download come tax time. Anyone with experience with the taxmen know if we need to provide all invoices if we are audited to prove our mileage deduction claims, and if Field Agent, Presto, and Performalogics provide a big invoice at the end of the year or something like that? TIA.

Shopping Southeast Pennsylvania, Delaware above the canal, and southwestern NJ since 2008
I'm not sure what the question is.

I do absolutely know for sure that Field Agent will send you a 1099 if you earn over $600 with them during the year.

Is that what you're asking?

And myst4 is correct in the "contemporaneous record". I keep a tiny notebook in my car and record everything in it. At the end of the year, I throw it in with my tax records, and buy another tiny notebook for the next year.
I use Excel. To keep track of miles I use Google maps. I map out the shops and routes, than get the miles. It's simple.
I've never been audited, but I work under the assumption if I keep a daily record of shops, along with the addresses and any receipts, I should be able to justify my mileage to their satisfaction.
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