Terms and definitions
Useful tax information is available on your Tax Summaries which you can access through your partner dashboard. We want to help you understand and meet your tax obligations, but it’s important to note that Uber is unable to provide tax advice.
Where to find your tax information
You can find tax information on your Uber profile—we’ll provide you with a monthly and annual Tax Summary. Your annual Tax Summary should be available on July 7.
- Log into partners.uber.com
- Click on “Tax Summary”
- Select the relevant statement
Your Tax Summary document includes helpful information such as:
- Your total earnings (gross fares)
- Potential business expenses (service fee, booking fee, mileage etc.)
Remember that the information provided is designed to assist with your tax management, and is specific only to your activities as an Uber partner. However, if ever in doubt, please consult a tax professional.
Rideshare terms and definitions
Gross Uber rides fares
The gross fare equals the fare you charge to riders, including the service fee Uber charges you.
Split fare fee
This fee is charged to riders on your behalf when they split their fare using the Uber app. The fee is paid to you by the rider but is then charged to you by Uber.
Airport fees may be charged for trips to or from an airport. Airport fees are added to your trip fare and paid to you by the rider.
The booking fee is charged to riders on your behalf and is paid to you by the rider. An equal amount is then charged to you by Uber as a fee.
Miscellaneous in the “Fare Breakdown” section
These amounts are paid to you for miscellaneous reasons, like cleaning fees or lost item fees. They’re added to the trip fare on your behalf and then paid to you.
City fees may be charged to riders on your behalf and are paid to you by the rider. An equal amount is then charged to you by Uber as a fee.
Tolls are added to your trip fare on your behalf. The amounts are paid to you by riders.
Referral / Incentives
Examples of these payments include Referrals, Boosts or other promotions that partners may receive from time to time.
Miscellaneous (in the “Other Income Breakdown” section)
These amounts are paid to you by Uber for miscellaneous one-time payments.
Uber rides service fee
The service fee is the percentage-based fee that is charged to you by Uber for lead generation services and is calculated on gross Uber rides fares. If you also deliver with Uber Eats, the Uber Eats service fee will also be included here.
Other charges from Uber
These charges may include items such as the Booking fee and split-fare fee, which are paid to you by the rider but then charged to you by Uber.
Charges from 3rd parties (Tolls / Airports / Government)
These charges may include items such as tolls and airport fees. These are generally payable by you upfront on riders’ behalf and then riders reimburse you. You receive these amounts from riders as part of your payment statement.
The number of kilometres driven during your trips with the Uber app. This information only includes the kilometers from pickup to drop-off of your riders.