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IRS Increases Business Mileage Rate to 58.5 Cents on July 1

Citing "recent gasoline price increases," the IRS has increased the standard business mileage rate from 50.5 cents to 58.5 cents a mile for all business miles driven between July 1 and December 31, 2008. The rate for deductible medical or moving expenses is increased from 19 cents to 27 cents a mile. Note: The rate for providing services for charitable organizations is set by law, not by the IRS, and remains at 14 cents a mile. Read the news release from IRS.

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