IRS Local Transportation Expense Standards - West Census Region

(Cases Filed Between October 17, 2005, and February 12, 2006, Inclusive)


For Use with Allowable Transportation Expenses Table
The Operating Costs and Public Transportation Costs sections of the Transportation Standards are provided by Census Region and Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). The following table lists the states that comprise each Census Region. Once the taxpayer's Census Region has been ascertained, to determine if an MSA standard is applicable, use the definitions below to see if the taxpayer lives within an MSA (MSAs are defined by county and city, where applicable). If the taxpayer does not reside in an MSA, use the regional standard.
West Census Region:
New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Alaska, Hawaii
Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) Within the West Census Region
MSA COUNTIES (unless otherwise specified)
Los Angeles in CA: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernadino, Ventura
San Francisco in CA: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma
San Diego in CA: San Diego
Portland in OR: Clackamas, Columbia, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington, Yamhill
in WA: Clark
Seattle in WA: Island, King, Kitsap, Pierce, Snohomish, Thurston
Honolulu in HI: Honolulu
Anchorage in AK: Anchorage borough
Phoenix in AZ: Maricopa, Pinal
Denver in CO: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, Weld

West Census Region


Operating Costs & Public Transportation Costs
(Line 22, Form B22A)
(Line 27, Form B22C)
No Car
One Car
Two Cars
West Census Region
$246 $305
MSA Locations Within Census Region:
Los Angeles $275 $353
San Francisco $317 $373
San Diego $311 $318
Portland $189 $246
Seattle $258 $335
Honolulu $295 $314
Anchorage $312 $336
Phoenix $273 $326
Denver $302 $351
Ownership Costs
(Lines 23 and 24, Form B22A)
(Lines 28 and 29, Form B22C)
First Car
Second Car

* Does not include personal property taxes.


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