CRA Mileage Rate | Canada Automobile Allowance Rate

Canada Revenue Agency, known also CRA, allows the deduction of business mileage on a cost per kilometer basis. This is known as the CRA Mileage Rate or the Automobile Allowance Rate.
The following list includes a compilation of all the rates since 2003. 


Rates for Canada 


Car allowance rates for 2021 are:

    • 59¢ per kilometer for the first 5,000 kilometers driven
    • 53¢ per kilometer driven after that
  • In the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, there is an additional 4¢ per kilometer allowed for travel.


Car allowance rates for 2020 are:

    • 59¢ per kilometer for the first 5,000 kilometers driven
    • 53¢ per kilometer driven after that
  • In the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, there is an additional 4¢ per kilometer allowed for travel.


Car allowance rates for 2019 are:

  • 58¢ per kilometer for the first 5,000 kilometers driven
  • 52¢ per kilometer driven after that

In the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, there is an additional 4¢ per kilometer allowed for travel.


Car allowance rates for 2018 are:

  • 55¢ per kilometer for the first 5,000 kilometers driven
  • 49¢ per kilometer driven after that

In the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, there is an additional 4¢ per kilometer allowed for travel.


Car allowance rates for 2016 and 2017 are:

  • 54¢ per kilometer for the first 5,000 kilometers driven
  • 48¢ per kilometer driven after that

In the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, there is an additional 4¢ per kilometer allowed for travel.


Car allowance rates for 2015 are:

  • 55¢ per kilometer for the first 5,000 kilometers driven
  • 49¢ per kilometer driven after that

In the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, there is an additional 4¢ per kilometer allowed for travel.


Car allowance rates for 2013 and 2014 are:

  • 54¢ per kilometer for the first 5,000 kilometers driven
  • 48¢ per kilometer driven after that

In the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, there is an additional 4¢ per kilometer allowed for travel.


Car allowance rates for 2012 are:

  • 53¢ per kilometer for the first 5,000 kilometers driven
  • 47¢ per kilometer driven after that

In the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, there is an additional 4¢ per kilometer allowed for travel.


Car allowance rates from 2008 to 2011 are:

  • 52¢ per kilometer for the first 5,000 kilometers driven
  • 46¢ per kilometer driven after that

In the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, there is an additional 4¢ per kilometer allowed for travel.


Car allowance rates from 2006 to 2007 are:

  • 50¢ per kilometer for the first 5,000 kilometers driven
  • 44¢ per kilometer driven after that

In the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, there is an additional 4¢ per kilometer allowed for travel.


Car allowance rates for 2005 are:

  • 45¢ per kilometer for the first 5,000 kilometers driven
  • 39¢ per kilometer driven after that

In the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, there is an additional 4¢ per kilometer allowed for travel.

Car allowance rates from 2003 to 2004 are:

  • 42¢ per kilometer for the first 5,000 kilometers driven
  • 36¢ per kilometer driven after that

In the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut, there is an additional 4¢ per kilometer allowed for travel.





Rates for USA


USA Car allowance rates for 2021 are:

  • 56 cents for every mile of business travel driven, 
  • 16 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, 
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations


USA Car allowance rates for 2020 are:

  • 57.5 cents for every mile of business travel driven, 
  • 17 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, 
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations


USA Car allowance rates for 2019 are:

  • 58 cents for every mile of business travel driven, 
  • 20 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, 
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations.



USA Car allowance rates for 2018 are:

  • 54.5 cents for every mile of business travel driven, 
  • 18 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, 
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations.



USA Car allowance rates for 2017 are:

  • 53.5 cents per mile for business miles driven, 
  • 17 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, 
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations



USA Car allowance rates for 2016 are:

  • 54 cents per mile for business miles driven, 
  • 19 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, 
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations


USA Car allowance rates for 2015 are:

  • 57.5 cents per mile for business miles driven, 
  • 23 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, 
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations



USA Car allowance rates for 2014 are:

  • 56 cents per mile for business miles driven 
  • 23.5 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes 
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations