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FY17 Travel Allowance Rates

Effective for travel on July 1, 2016 and after, the state mileage allowance rate for the use of a personal vehicle on University business will remain the same at 37 cents per mile. This rate is set by the State of Missouri, Office of Administration. The mileage rate for moving expenses is 23 cents per mile and is set by the Internal Revenue Service.

For per diem meals on or after July 1, 2016, the standard daily rate for overnight stay for ALL cities is $45.00, with the exception of the specified high cost cities at $69.00.

Effective July 1, 2016, the maximum tip allowance will be increased to 20% of the pre-tax meal total. All other requirements related to meals remain the same.

Travel allowance rates and the list of high cost cities can be found on the Accounts Payable webpage under the Travel section Per Diem Rates, Mileage, and Out of Country Travel.

If you have any questions or concerns, please direct them to Sheri Ponder at 651-2534 or Lynda Seabaugh at 651-2076.


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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701