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2012 Standard Mileage Rates

The following summarizes the optional standard mileage rates for employees, self-employed individuals, or other taxpayers to use in computing the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving

2013 Standard Mileage Rates

Beginning Jan. 1, 2013, the standard mileage rate for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) increased to: 56.5 cents per mile for business miles driven. 24 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes. 14 cents per

2014 Standard Mileage Rates

Beginning on Jan. 1, 2014, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: 56 cents per mile for business miles driven 23.5 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes 14 cents per

I used my car for my job. What type of mileage can I deduct?

Generally, the only mileage that you can deduct is "business mileage". This usually includes: Getting from one workplace to another in the course of your business or profession when you are traveling within the city or general area

Unreimbursed Employee Expenses - Vehicle Expenses

There are 2 methods for computing vehicle expenses: the standard mileage rate and the actual expense method. You cannot use the standard mileage rate and claim actual expenses. You must choose one or the other if you qualify for both

Schedule C - Expenses

from a Business > General Expenses. Car and Truck Expenses: There are two methods you can use to deduct your vehicles expenses, Standard Mileage Rate or Actual Car Expenses. You may only use one method per vehicle. To use the Standard

Itemized Deductions - An Overview

or housework), hospital care (including meals and lodging), Alcohol/Drug rehabilitation, medical aids (hearing aids, crutches, wheelchairs, etc), and medical mileage. Taxes That You Paid Deductible taxes that you paid include State and Local

Overview of Travel Expenses

, and expenses for the business use of your personal vehicle (such as mileage). Also, any meals and entertainment expenses related to business purposes would be considered a "travel expense". TaxSlayer Entry : From inside your account go

Ten Important Changes for Taxpayers for filing year 2011

review the Form 5405 Instructions . 5. Standard Mileage Rates Adjusted for 2011 The standard mileage rates for business use of a vehicle: 51 cents per mile from January 1, 2011 to June 30, 2011 55 cents per mile after July 1, 2011 to December

What Gifts and Donations to Charity can I Deduct?

. Cash or check donations to government agencies if the gifts are solely for public purposes Cash or check donations to veterans' and certain cultural groups Mileage contributions (such as driving to and from volunteer work) If you did any