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Mileage Reimbursement Rate Changes January 1, 2017


To                   : Campus Community
From             : Annette Gonzales, AP/Travel Supervisor
Subject        : Mileage Reimbursement Rate Changes Effective January 1, 2017


The University’s mileage reimburse rates for expenses incurred in connection with the business use of a private automobile for travel will decrease in accordance with the Internal Revenue Service standard mileage rates published in IRS Notice 2016-79.

The following new rates are effective for expenses incurred on or after January 1, 2017:

  • The reimbursement rate for the use of a private automobile for University business travel will decrease from 54.0 cents a mile to 53.5 cents a mile.
  • The reimbursement rate for driving or shipping an automobile in connection with a move or relocation will decrease from 19 cents a mile to 17 cents a mile.

Business and Finance Bulletin G-28, Travel Regulations, will be revised to include the mileage rate change.  If you have any questions please contact Annette Gonzales at (805) 893-7037 or

Thank you.