Federal Mileage Rate

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What is the Federal Mileage Rate?

The federal mileage rate refers to the amount that is deductible from an individual’s federal income taxes for the costs of operating an automobile for qualified business, charitable, moving, or medical purposes.

Who sets the Federal Mileage Rate?

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) determines the federal mileage rate. It is adjusted yearly and would depend on the study of fixed and variable costs of operating a vehicle for business use. The rate for medical and moving purposes is dependent on variable costs. 

What is the Federal Mileage Rate?

Here are the standard mileage rates for 2021. These are the rates for the use of a car, van, pickup, or panel truck according to purpose:

Are taxpayers required to use the Federal Mileage Rate set by the IRS?

No, taxpayers can opt to compute the amount for deduction using the IRS federal mileage rate or base it on actual expenses of driving their vehicle. 

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