Is there a way to categorize mileage as neither business or personal or filter by date and time?

I work 5 days a week from 10PM to 7AM as a driver for a local bakery. I was wondering if there's a way for me to categorize those miles automatically as neither personal or business since I am driving the company vehicle? Perhaps with a time filter? I'm aware that if I go into the app every night before I start work and turn off auto track those miles will not show up. However, I know myself and there will be plenty of nights where I am just keeping my head on straight getting to work on time and it will not cross my mind until I'm halfway through my route if at all and I will have to go back in and manually delete each of those entries because I do not want them to show up as personal or business since I'm not using my car. Any suggestions?


Thank you for posting here in the Community, brios2525.

Let me share some information about our auto-mileage tracking.

If you use our auto-mileage tracking, automatically after the trip you'll be asked to categorize the trip. There's no feature to leave it uncategorized yet. However, you may just have it as Personal. 

Trips that are categorized as Personal aren't included in the calculations for your estimated taxes. This way, you can keep your auto-tracking in QBSE turned-on. 

If you own or lease your car, you can deduct miles driven for work-related purposes. Then set it up on the Miles page in the Add-trip drop-down menu. I'll be adding a screenshot below for reference.

See automatic mileage tracking in the mobile app article for more information about this.

That's it. Let me know if you have follow-up questions about your mileage by leaving a comment below. I'm always here to assist. Have a great rest of the day. 

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