The IRS issued the 2022 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning Jan. 1, 2022, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:
- 58.5 cents per mile driven for business use
- 18 cents per mile driven for medical care or moving expenses for purposes of certain members of the Armed Forces
- 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations
Notice 2022-03 contains the standard mileage rates, the amount a taxpayer must use in calculating reductions to basis for depreciation taken under the business standard mileage rate, the maximum standard automobile cost that a taxpayer may use in computing the allowance under a fixed and variable rate plan, and the maximum fair market value of employer-provided automobiles.