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My mom uses her car to take me to Rover jobs. Can I take deductions for her car use; mileage, repairs, etc?
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No, you could not. You could make payments to your mother for the use of her car. That would be a deduction on your tax return. Your mother should report those payments as income and may be offset that income with deductions of her own.

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