Mileage Rate Deductions
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The rate for medical expense and moving expense for certain military personnel deductions is 18 cents a mile.
For charitable volunteers the mileage rate is unchanged at 14 cents a mile.
The business, medical, and moving expense rates decrease one-half cent from the 2013 rates. The charitable rate is based on statute.
Taxpayers always have the option of calculating the actual costs of using their vehicle rather than using the standard mileage rates.
A taxpayer may not use the business standard mileage rate for a vehicle after using any depreciation method under the Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS) or after claiming a Section 179 deduction for that vehicle. .