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How do you find the current IRS gas mileage allowance?

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The Internal Revenue Service posts the annual mileage rate on its website, IRS.gov. Using the search box in the upper right corner, enter the year and "standard mileage rate."

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There are normally three standard mileage rates. The most commonly used is the business rate. For 2015, this is 57.5 cents per mile. Medical mileage, incurred when driving to see a doctor, for treatments or to pick up medication, is 23 cents per mile. Deductible mileage for moving to a new home uses the same 23-cent rate. When a taxpayer drives in the service of a charitable organization, the mileage is deductible as a charitable contribution at 14 cents per mile. These rates vary by year and depend largely on the projected cost of gasoline.

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