The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2020 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on January 1, 2020, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:

  • $0.575 per mile for transportation and business travel (down from $0.58 in 2019)
  • $0.17 per mile for medical and moving purposes (down from $0.20 in 2019)
  • $0.14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations (same in 2019)