2019 Standard Mileage Rates

IRS Announces 2019 Standard Mileage Rates

The IRS has announced the 2019 optional standard mileage rates for computing the deductible costs of operating a passenger automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving expense purposes.

Effective January 1, 2019, the standard mileage rates are as follows:

Business use of auto: 58 cents per mile may be deducted if an auto is used for business purposes (unreimbursed employee travel expenses are not currently deductible as miscellaneous itemized deductions)

Charitable use of auto: 14 cents per mile may be deducted if an auto is used to provide services to a charitable organization

Medical use of auto: 20 cents per mile may be deducted if an auto is used to obtain medical care (or for other deductible medical reasons)

Moving expense: 20 cents per mile may be deducted if an auto is used by a member of the Armed Forces on active duty to move pursuant to a military order to a permanent change of station (the deduction for moving expenses is not currently available for other taxpayers)

You can read IRS Notice 2019-02 here.