TrafficJam_inlineThe IRS announced the new standard mileage rate for 2016. Here is a summary of its release IR-2015-137 that relates mostly to church staff who use their personal automobiles for church-related business.

The new mileage rate for that usage is 54 cents per business mile driven, which is down 3.5 cents per mile from 2015. These miles can be reimbursed if they are:

  1. Tracked properly
  2. For church-related business
  3. Submitted for reimbursement

For other mileage rates, see irs.gov.