Standard Mileage Rates

Updated January 2018

IRS Announces 2018 Standard Mileage Rates

The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2018 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, 2018 - the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:

  • 54.5 cents per mile for business miles driven, up from 53.5 cents for 2017  

Information regarding mileage and other per diem rates can be found on and information regarding medical and moving expenses can be found on

Further information is provided on the Finance & Treasury website at