Claim business mileage effortlessly with Tripcatcher

Posted on Apr 12th, 2016 | News and opinion

Whether you’re on the road every day or just make the occasional business trip, it pays to keep track of your mileage – you’ll reduce your tax bill and end up with more money in your pocket.

The good news is that this just got a whole lot easier. All limited companies using Crunch Accounting can now use Tripcatcher to accurately record and monitor their business mileage – at no extra cost. By integrating directly with your Crunch account, Tripcatcher does all the hard work for you.

You can log mileage via the Tripcatcher web app, but there’s also a fantastic mobile app available for iPhones / iPads and Android devices – great for recording mileage on the go.

Cut down on data entry

We think you’ll love Tripcatcher. It includes loads of great time-saving features, including the ability to create recurring trips if you travel between the same location over a set period of time. Simply enter the route and which days you made the journey – Tripcatcher will do the rest.

Claim the correct mileage

Not sure how far you’ve travelled? Simply bash in the ‘to’ and ‘from’ postcodes – Tripcatcher will then work hand-in-hand with Google Maps to plot the route and work out the mileage. If you’re using the mobile app, you can enable GPS tracking to automate the whole process.

Tripcatcher Google Maps

Get started today

Can’t wait to get started? Head over to your Crunch account, click on ‘Your Crunch’ and then ‘Crunch Connect’. Under Tripcatcher, select ‘Activate’. You’ll just need to create a password for Tripcatcher (the email you use for Crunch will be pre-populated).

Don’t forget, Tripcatcher is free to all limited companies using Crunch Accounting, so you won’t have to pay a penny extra to use it.

As always, more information is available in the Help Centre.

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Written by Jake Smith

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