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  • The standard maximum per diem rate is $59 (includes taxes and up to 15% tip). Per diem rate may be more depending on location (Please click GSA Site link for specific rates)

  • The first and last calendar day of travel is calculated at 75% of the per diem rate. If travel covers a two-day period, then meal reimbursement is up to 75% of the per diem rate

  • Itemized receipts are required for all meals

  • There will be no meal reimbursement made without overnight lodging. (See the exception under the Special Situations Link)

  • Traveler must write their tip amount on the meal receipt. Tips cannot be typed in at a later date.