The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2019 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, 2019, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:
58 cents per mile for business miles driven, down from 54.5 cents for 2018
20 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, down from 18 cents for 2018
14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations