STATE OF CONNECTICUT
THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 06106-1775
MEMORANDUM NO. 2009-32
September 25, 2009
TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES
|Attention:||Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business Managers, and Payroll and Human Resources Officers|
|Subject:||Revision of Maximum Per Diem Rates for Localities|
The federal per diem rates stated in Memorandum No. 2008-30 have been revised for travel in the United States effective October 1, 2009. Federal per diem rates for meals and incidental expenses are $46, $51, $56, $61, $66 and $71 dependent on the locality. A detailed listing of all localities in the continental United States and certain localities in Alaska and Hawaii is attached in the revised Appendix A.
A link to per diem rates for travel in foreign countries can be found on a U.S. Department of State website at http://aoprals.state.gov/web920/per_diem.asp . A link to per diem rates for additional localities in Alaska and Hawaii can be found at http://aoprals.state.gov/content.asp?content_id=296&menu_id=81 .
The excess of collective bargaining per diem meals and/or incidental expenses exceeding the applicable maximum per diem rate is reportable as wages to the Internal Revenue Service.
Questions may be directed to the Fiscal Policy Division at (860) 702-3440.
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