2018 IRS Standard Mileage Rates


For tax year 2018, the standard mileage rates for the use of a vehicle (including vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:

Purpose Rate Per Mile
Business $0.545
Medical $0.18
Moving $0.18
Charitable $0.14

NOTE: If you use the business standard mileage rate, you may also be able to deduct parking fees, tolls, interest, and state and local taxes (other than gasoline taxes) as a business expense.

The "business" standard mileage rate CANNOT be used if:

  • You claimed actual expenses for the vehicle in a prior year,

  • You claimed any depreciation and/or a Section 179 expense deduction for the vehicle in a prior year, OR

  • You use FIVE or more vehicles at the same time, such as in fleet operations.