|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. 2015-15 have been revised for travel in the United States effective October 1, 2016. Federal per diem rates for meals and incidental expenses are $51, $54, $59, $64, $69 and $74 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 and a link to per diem rates for additional localities in Alaska and Hawaii can be found on the General Services Administration per diem rates webpage at http://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/104877.
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
Attachment: Appendix A
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