Travel Subsistence Rates

Travel Subsistence Rates

 

Updated July 1, 2017 

 

Transportation by personal Vehicle: First Date of Travel After 1-1-2017

53.5 cents per mile for first 100 miles.

17 cents per mile for additional miles after the first 100 miles.

 

 Subsistence Rates: Effective July 1, 2017

 In-StateOut-of-State
Breakfast$ 8.40$ 8.40
Lunch$ 11.00$ 11.00
Dinner$ 18.90$ 21.60
Lodging (Actual, up to)$ 71.20$ 84.10
   
Total$ 109.50$ 125.10

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Tips and Gratuity

Non-Travel Meals and Entertainment- Reimbursable gratuity or tips must be considered reasonable.  Excessive tips will not be reimbursed.  An excess tip is any amount above 20% of the cost of the meal.

Meals while in Travel Status- Tips for meals are not reimbursed and are included in the applicable subsistence rate listed above.

AirportsBaggage Handling/ SkycapsNo more than $2.00 per bag
 Shuttle DriversNo more than $2.00 per bag
Parking/ Auto RelatedValets$2.00 per car when collecting the car
 Taxi Drivers

15% of the fare and $1.00 to $2.00 per bag

 

Telephone Calls

  • Reimburseable Offical Business Calls- Calls over $5.00 must indicate the location called from and location called
  • Allowable Personal Calls- an employee who is in travel status for two or more consecutive nights in a week are allowed one personal long distance call for each two nights.  Reimbrsement cannot exceed $3.00 for in state calls or $5.00 for out of state calls.

 

Subsistence Rates for Members of State Boards, Commissions, Committees, and Councils

Per Diem Compensation

Non-state employees who are members of state boards, commissions, committees, and councils shall recieve $15.00 per day of offical service.  State employees and members of all boards, commissions, and councils whose salaries or any portion are paid from state funds will receive no per diem.

Subsistence

  • Instate-
    • $37.30 for meals (less subsistence rate for any meal furnished) No overnight stay is required.
    • Lodging- actual up to $65.90 documented by a receipt.
  • Out of State
    • $39.80 for meals (less subsistence rate for any meal furnished) No overnight stay is required.
    • Lodging- actual up to $77.60 documented by a receipt
  • Transportation
    • 25 cents per mile

Subsistence of State Employees Serving as Board Members

  • Instate-
    • $37.30 for meals (less subsistence rate for any meal furnished) No overnight stay is reqired.
    • Lodging- actual up to $65.90 documented by a receipt.
  • Out of State
    • $39.80 for meals (less subsistence rate for any meal furnished) No overnight stay is reqired.
    • Lodging- actual up to $77.60 documented by a receipt
  • Meetings
    • Reimbursement for refreshments- actual cost not to exceed $4.50 per day

Licencing Boards (Other than State Employees)

  • Per Diem Compensation- $100.00 per day of offical Service
  • Subsistence- Same as for State Employees
  • Transportation
    • 25 cents per mile
  • Meetings
    • Reimbursement for refreshments- actual cost not to exceed $4.50 per day

Members of the General Assembly Serving on State Boards Commissions, Committees, and Councils

  • Subsistence for meals and lodging at a daily rate of $104.00
  • Excess Subsistence $26.00 per day for meals plus actual costs of lodging with a receipt not to exceed the maximum per diem rate for federal employees (Reference 5.6.3 State Budget Manual)
  • Transportation- business standard mileage rate set by the IRS

 

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