IRS Announces Midyear Increase to Standard Mileage Rates

June 30, 2022

Normally the IRS adjusts the standard mileage rates at the beginning of each year, but occasionally they announce changes at other times to correspond with current costs.

The new amounts as compared to early 2022 are as follows:

Standard Rate for

On or after July 1, 2022

Previous 2022 rate

Business Use

62.5 cents per mile

58.5 cents per mile

Medical Use

22 cents per mile

18 cents per mile

Charitable Use

14 cents per mile

14 cents per mile


Transportation expenses that are deductible medical expenses under Internal Revenue Code §213 generally can be reimbursed on a tax-free basis by a health FSA, HRA, or HSA. The applicable reimbursement rate is the one in effect when the expense was incurred.