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My grandson only made 307.00 doing door dash. Thats before mileage. I was planning on doing his taxes but am completely lost on how to figure mileage or even self employed? How do I go about this? He also has other w2s.
- Anonymous
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Generally, a Taxpayer should have a written or electronic mileage log showing the date of travel, the number of miles and the business purpose of the travel. If the return is audited, the IRS may not allow a deduction for mileage if there is no mileage log. Assuming that he did not receive a W-2 from Door Dash, then he is self-employed.

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