The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2015 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, 2015, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:
- 57.5 cents per mile for business miles driven (up from 56 cents in 2014)
- 23 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes (down a half cent from 2014)
- 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations (no change from 2014)