Medical Mileage Rate Decrease Effective January 1, 2009

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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.

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