Federal employees on business travel next year will have more money to spend on hotels and meals.
The General Services Administration announced on August 14th that the per diem rates for fiscal year 2016 will increase.
“The standard lodging per diem rate will raise $6 from $83 to $89,” GSA stated in the notice, which goes into effect Oct. 1. “The meals and incidental expense ranges also are increasing from $46-$71, to $54-$74 per day.”
The decision to increase the 2014 rates came after GSA reviewed the recommendations made by the Governmentwide Travel Advisory Committee (GTAC), to the GSA Administrator in …read more
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