2019 Mileage Rates Announced

The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2019 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

Beginning on Jan. 1, 2019, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:

  • 58 cents per mile driven for business use, up 3.5 cents from the rate for 2018,
  • 20 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, up 2 cents from the rate for 2018, and 
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations.
When calculating the Medical Expense Deduction for mileage to and from medical treatments or appointments be sure to use the new 2019 mileage rates.