H. R. 2072
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 3, 2019
Mr. Peterson (for himself and Mr. Stauber) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to equalize the charitable mileage rate with the business travel rate.
This Act may be cited as the
Volunteer Driver Tax Appreciation Act of 2019.
Increase in charitable mileage rate
Subsection (i) of section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking
14 cents per mile and inserting
the rate determined by the Secretary, which rate shall not be less than the standard mileage rate used for purposes of sections 162 and 212.
The amendment made by this section shall apply to taxable year beginning after December 31, 2018.