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How to Save on Gas When Delivering for Doordash Uber Eats Grubhub Postmates etc.

Who needed to save gas delivering for Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats, Postmates and others when it was so cheap??? If there was anything wonderful about the whole stay at home ordeal, it was that gas prices bottomed out to next to nothing for awhile. I heard some say that it was kind of like a …

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What is the actual cost of driving your car for Grubhub, Doordash, Postmates, Uber Eats?

The example of my 1998 Buick illustrates the actual cost of driving your car for Grubhub, Doordash, Postmates, Uber Eats and other gigs. The Buick is gone. Long live the Buick. There are some cars you are happy to get rid of, and some that watching it drive away with its new owner just kinda …

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Don’t Be an Idiot. Extra Miles Do NOT Save You Money as a Delivery Contractor.

If you are one of those drivers who drive extra miles just to keep your taxes down, I have one thing to say: Stop it. Just….. Stop it. Don’t be an idiot. Don’t do it! Is there a way I can say it more clearly? Every mile you record ONLY reduces the tax bill for …

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How Much Does Your Car REALLY Cost? Here’s A Way to Calculate Cost Per Mile

Okay Courier Nation, let me ask this: What does your car really cost you to operate? The IRS says it’s 58 cents a mile this year. Some of you are thinking they’re on crack. Some are thinking thank you thank you thank you –  we get to claim all this money when it’s nowhere near …

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The Real Cost, Wear, and Tear on your Car from Doordash Uber Eats Instacart Grubhub

Most delivery drivers with Doordash, Instacart, Uber Eats, Grubhub, etc., seem to think their only cost is the gas they have to buy for their car. Then the IRS tells us it’s 56 cents per mile. At least for 2021 that’s what they say. Which one is it? The real cost including the wear and …

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What is the best car for delivery and how do you find it? (Doordash, Uber Eats, Instacart, Grubhub etc.)

And why isn’t it a Toyota Prius? Or a Tesla? (Not that it can’t be, but it’s not as easy as just naming one model or brand). The car you choose to make your deliveries can make a huge difference in how well you do as a delivery contractor for gigs like Doordash, Instacart, Uber …

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