Q Have the automobile mileage reimbursement rates changed from the 2016 rate?

A Yes, according to the United States General Services Administration and the Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration, effective January 1, 2017, the new rate if the use of a privately owned automobile is authorized or if no government-furnished automobile is available is $0.535 per mile. The new rate if a government furnished automobile is available is $0.17 per mile.