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How much do I get for mileage if I'm self-employed?
The 2013 the standard mileage rate is 56.5 cents per mile.
You can only claim the business portion of your vehicle mileage.
You can't claim the standard mileage rate if you:
If you want to use the standard mileage rate for a car you own, you must choose to use it in the first year the car is available for use in your business. Then, in later years, you can choose to use either the standard mileage rate or actual expenses.
Usually, you can't deduct daily expenses for traveling between your home and work. These are nondeductible commuting expenses. However, there are exceptions.