COMPTROLLER'S SEAL STATE OF CONNECTICUT
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
  OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER  
Kevin Lembo
State Comptroller
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT
06106-1775
Martha Carlson
Deputy Comptroller

MEMORANDUM NO. 2011-20

September 16, 2011

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

Attention:   Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business Managers, Payroll and Human Resources Officers
Subject:   Revision of Maximum Per Diem Rates for Localities

The federal per diem rates stated in Memorandum No. 2010-26 have been revised for travel in the United States effective October 1, 2011. 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/content.asp?content_id=233&menu_id=81 . A link to per diem rates for additional localities in Alaska and Hawaii can be found at www.gsa.gov/perdiem

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 Statewide Services unit at 860-702-3440.

KEVIN LEMBO
STATE COMPTROLLER

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