Mileage reimbursement rate decreases to 53.5 cents

The maximum state mileage reimbursement rate for state employee travel in a personal vehicle decreased from 54.0 cents to 53.5 cents per mile, effective Jan. 1, 2017 to Dec. 31, 2017.  This rate is consistent with the Internal Revenue Service’s standard mileage rate.

Note: The rate calculated on the travel voucher is dependent on the dates of travel entered. It is extremely important for the most current version of the travel voucher to be used for expense reporting. For the most current version of the travel voucher, please visit

For more details about this information, please visit the Texas Comptroller’s website. For any other questions about mileage or travel-related information, please contact us at 940-369-5500.