IRD offers higher milage rate for EVs
You can use the mileage rates for the 2017-18 and prior income years.
Standard mileage rate for motor vehicles
The mileage rate for motor vehicles is 73 cents per kilometre for both petrol and diesel fuel vehicles.
From the 2016-17 income year, different rates apply for hybrid and electric vehicles:
- Hybrid – 73 cents per kilometre.
- Electric – 81 cents per kilometre.
For more information see: http://www.ird.govt.nz/business-income-tax/expenses/mileage-rates/