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GSA Publishes 2005 POV Rates for Official Travel

GSA #10137

February 4, 2005
Contact: Viki Reath (202) 501-1231

Washington – Effective today, the 2005 mileage reimbursement rates for federal workers using privately owned vehicles for official travel has increased as follows, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced today:

  • Automobiles, 40.5 cents per mile, up from 37.5 cents.
  • Motorcycles, 30.50 cents per mile, up from 28.5 cents.
  • Aircraft, $1.07 per mile, up from 99.5 cents.

The new rates, published in today’s Federal Register, reflect current vehicle operating costs, based on GSA reviews of commercial cost information and the Consumer Price Index, in consultation with the Departments of Defense and Transportation.

GSA is authorized to set federal mileage rates under Title 5 United States Code 5704 & 5707. For more information, please visit: Privately Owned Vehicle Mileage Reimbursement Rates >

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