“The General Services Administration has posted the new mileage reimbursement rates for personally owned vehicles that took effect January 1.
“The new rate, if use of a privately owned automobile is authorized or if no government-owned auto is available, is $0.535 per mile, down from $0.54 in 2016. The rate if a government-owned vehicle is available is $0.17, down from $0.19.
“The motorcycle rate, which was $0.51 in 2016, is $0.505 for 2017. The airplane mileage rate for 2017 is $1.15 per mile, down from $1.17 last year.”