The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2013 optional standard mileage rates of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
Beginning on Jan. 1, 2013, the standard mileage rates for the use of cars, vans, pickups or panel trucks will be:
- 56.5 cents per mile for business miles driven
- 24 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes
- 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations
The rate for medical or moving purposes and for business miles driven will increase 1 cent per mile from the 2012 rate. The charitable organization rate will remain the same.