How does QuickBooks Self-Employed automatic mileage tracking work?

Automatic mileage tracking logs all of your drives / trips so you can categorise them as Business or Personal with a simple swipe. 

Once you have enabled automatic mileage tracking, it runs continuously in the background, even when you're not using the app, so you never miss a trip.  

We use your location and motion data and only upload trips after you open QuickBooks Self-employed on your mobile device.

To learn more about our privacy values and our privacy program, take a look at our Privacy Policy

See also:


  1. Connecting a bank account in QuickBooks Self-Employed
  2. Creating and managing bank rules
  3. How does QuickBooks Self-Employed automatic mileage tracking work?
  4. Attaching a receipt to an expense
  5. Reviewing and editing transactions
  6. Understanding your income and expenses in QuickBooks Self-Employed
  7. Easy Invoicing in QuickBooks Self Employed
  8. Reports in QuickBooks Self-Employed
  9. Cancelling your subscription
  10. Frequently Asked Questions
  11. When to use Transfer
  12. Adding trips manually in QuickBooks Self-Employed
  13. What happens when you send an invoice?
  14. Vehicle Logbook - Mileage Deduction
  15. Vehicle info settings and adding vehicles to QuickBooks Self-Employed
  16. Automatic mileage tracking in QuickBooks Self-Employed
  17. Adding transactions manually
  18. Splitting a transaction
  19. Hiding or deleting a bank account
  20. Troubleshooting issues in QuickBooks Self-Employed
  21. Vehicle deduction methods in QuickBooks Self-Employed
  22. Why doesn't QuickBooks Self-Employed have all my data from my connected banks?
  23. How do I track income from Amazon, Shopify or eBay?
  24. Receipts and QuickBooks Self-Employed
  25. Why are there duplicate transactions?
  26. How can I change or customise my expense categories?
  27. Tips for protecting your account
  28. Privacy and security in QuickBooks Self-Employed
  29. Do you pay employees or are registered for GST? Switch to QuickBooks Simple Start
  30. How can I upgrade or switch to another QuickBooks product?
  31. Problems finding a bank
  32. Starting over with a clean slate
  33. What to do if you're unable to access your contact e-mail address
  34. Can I share QuickBooks Self-Employed with my Accountant?

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