IRS Mileage Rates 2023

IRS standard mileage rates are meant for employees, self-employed individuals, or other taxpayers to use in computing the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving expense purposes.

IRS Mileage Rates 2023
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Beginning on January 1, 2023, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:

  • 65.5 cents per mile driven for business use, up 3 cents from the midyear increase setting the rate for the second half of 2022.
  • 22 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes for qualified active-duty members of the Armed Forces, consistent with the increased midyear rate set for the second half of 2022.
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations; the rate is set by statute and remains unchanged from 2022.

The IRS standard mileage rates are meant for employees, self-employed individuals, or other taxpayers to use in computing the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving expense purposes.

IRS mileage rates, in cents per mile:

Business Charity Medical/
Moving
Source
2023 65.5 14 22 IR-2022-234
2022/7/1 - 2022/12/31 62.5 14 22 IR-2022-124
2022/1/1 - 2022/6/30 58.5 14 18 IR-2021-251
2021 56 14 16 IR-2020-279
2020 57.5 14 17 IR-2019-215

Updates:

  • 2023-01-01 - IRS increases the standard mileage rate for business by 3 cents per mile to 65.5 cents.
  • 2022-07-01 - for the final 6 months of 2022, the IRS raised the mileage rates to adjust for higher gas prices. These new rates become effective July 1, 2022.