All Items: Business Travel Expenses

  • IRS Issues Optional "High-Low," "Special" Per Diem Rates for 2017-2018

    September 28, 2017

    The IRS has issued the "high-low" and "special" federal per diem rates effective for business travel undertaken on or after October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018.

  • Federal Standard Per Diem Rates Increase for Fiscal Year 2018

    August 22, 2017

    The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced the per diem rates that apply to the lower 48 Continental United States (CONUS) for the federal government's fiscal year 2018, which begins October 1, 2017, for purposes of business travel reimbursement.

  • Business Standard Mileage Rate Decreases for 2017

    December 14, 2016

    The IRS has issued Notice 2016-79, which provides the 2017 standard mileage rates for business, charitable, medical or moving expense purposes, and the maximum standard automobile cost used to compute the allowance under a fixed and variable rate (FAVR) plan.

  • Optional "High-Low," "Special" Travel Expense Per Diem Rates Issued for 2016-2017

    October 3, 2016

    The IRS has issued Notice 2016-58 listing the 2016-2017 optional 'high-low' federal per diem rates an employer may use to reimburse expenses incurred by employees who travel on business to locations within the Continental US, and the 'special' federal meals and incidental expenses (M&IE) per diem rates that apply to the transportation industry and the incidental-expenses-only rate.

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News: Payroll tax laws affecting employee business travel expenses.