Medical Mileage Rate Decrease Effective January 1, 2009
Effective January 1, 2009, the standard mileage reimbursement rates for medical and moving purposes have decreased from the current rates. As a reminder, the use of an automobile to obtain medical care may be a deductible medical expense if the expense is primarily for, and essential to, medical care.
Current Medical Mileage Reimbursement rates:
January 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008 - $.19 per mile;
June 30, 2008 to December 31, 2008 - $.27 per mile
Medical Mileage Reimbursement rate
Effective January 1, 2009 - $.24 per mile
The official IRS announcement may be viewed online here.