When you are calculating a mileage claim for certain tax deductions, like medical expenses or moving expenses, you are allowed to use a simplified method to determine your mileage costs.  The simplified method lets you use a flat per-kilometre rate.

For 2011, these rates can be found here:

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncm-tx/rtrn/cmpltng/ddctns/lns248-260/255/rts-eng.html

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