IRS Standard Mileage Rates

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IRS Standard Mileage Rates 

Year For the costs of
operating a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) for
business
Use of a car when giving
services to a charitable
organization
Use of a car for
medical reasons
When computing
deductible moving
expenses
2018 54.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 18 cents/mile 18 cents/mile
2017 53.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 17 cents/mile 17 cents/mile
2016 54 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 19 cents/mile 19 cents/mile
2015 57.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 23 cents/mile 23 cents/mile
2014 56 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 23.5 cents/mile 23.5 cents/mile
2013 56.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 24 cents/mile 24 cents/mile
2012 55.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 23 cents/mile 23 cents/mile
*** 2011
Jul-Dec
55.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 23.5 cents/mile 23.5 cents/mile
2011
Jan-Jun
51 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 19 cents/mile 19 cents/mile
2010 50 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 16.5 cents/mile 16.5 cents/mile
2009 55 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 24 cents/mile 24 cents/mile
** 2008
Jul-Dec
58.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 27 cents/mile 27 cents/mile
Jan-Jun 50.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 19 cents/mile 19 cents/mile
2007 48.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 20 cents/mile 20 cents/mile
2006 44.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 19 cents/mile 19 cents/mile
* 2005
Sep-Dec
48.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 22 cents/mile 22 cents/mile
Jan-Aug 40.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 15 cents/mile 15 cents/mile
2004 37.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 14 cents/mile
2003 36 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 12 cents/mile 12 cents/mile
2002 36.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 13 cents/mile 13 cents/mile
2001 34.5 cents/mile 14 cents/mile 12 cents/mile 12 cents/mile

* The rate was increased to 48.5 cents a mile for all business miles driven between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31, 2005. This is an increase of 8 cents from the 40.5 cent rate in effect for the first eight months of 2005. The new four-month rate for computing deductible medical or moving expenses is 22 cents a mile, up from 15 cents for the first eight months of 2005. The rate for providing services for charitable organizations is set by statute, not the IRS, and remains at 14 cents a mile.

** The rate increased to 58.5 cents a mile for all business miles driven from July 1, 2008, through Dec. 31, 2008. This is an increase of eight (8) cents from the 50.5 cent rate in effect for the first six months of 2008. The new six-month rate for computing deductible medical or moving expenses also increased by eight (8) cents to 27 cents a mile, up from 19 cents for the first six months of 2008. The rate for providing services for charitable organizations is set by statute, not the IRS, and remains at 14 cents a mile.

*** The rate increased to 55.5 cents a mile for all business miles driven from July 1, 2011, through Dec. 31, 2011. This is an increase of 4.5 cents from the 51 cent rate in effect for the first six months of 2011. The new six-month rate for computing deductible medical or moving expenses also increased by 4.5 cents to 23.5 cents a mile, up from 19 cents for the first six months of 2011. The rate for providing services for charitable organizations is set by statute, not the IRS, and remains at 14 cents a mile.