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IRS Issues Standard Mileage Rates for 2022

December 21, 2021 | Blog
By Bailey Finney

The IRS has released (Notice 2022-03) the 2022 standard mileage rates. The rates are used to determine the deductible costs of using a vehicle for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes. The new rates are effective January 1, 2022. 


The new rates are as follows, compared to the 2021 rates: 

2022 Standard Mileage Rate

For taxpayers who use a vehicle for business purposes, the amount of the standard mileage treated as depreciation is 26 cents per mile. This amount is unchanged from 2021. For those who use a fixed and variable rate plan, the maximum standard automobile cost that may be used in computing the allowance is $56,100. This amount was $50,400 in 2021. 


Related: The Ins and Outs of Mileage Reimbursement 

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