Adjusted Calendar Year (CY) 2012 Privately Owned Vehicle Mileage Reimbursement Rates for Federal Employees

GSA has adjusted all POV mileage reimbursement rates for federal employees from April 17, 2012. Modes of Transportation Effective/Applicability Date  Rate per mile Airplane* April 17, 2012 $1.31 If use of privately owned automobile is authorized or if no Government owned automobile is available April 17, 2012 $0.555 If Government-owned automobile is available April 17, […]

2012 Standard Mileage Rates

The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2012 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2012, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: 55.5 cents per mile […]

IRS Business Travel Per Diem Tables

For employers who pay a per diem allowance to employees for business travel away from home Per Diem Rate Tables   More from IRS Publication 1542: How To Use Per Diem Rate Tables This section contains information about the per diem rate substantiation methods available and the choice of rates you must make for the […]

Federal Meals and Incidental Expenses (M&IE) and Per Diem Rates

General Services Administration: Meals and Incidental Expenses ( M&IE) Breakdown Section 301-11.18 of the Federal Travel Regulation Per Diem Rates (CONUS Rates) Department of State: Foreign Per Diem rates are established monthly by the Office of Allowances as maximum U.S. dollar rates for reimbursement of government civilians traveling on official business in foreign areas. Lodging […]

Optional Standard Mileage Rates – after July 1, 2011

Optional Standard Mileage Rates – Announcement 2011-40 This announcement informs taxpayers that the Internal Revenue Service is modifying Notice 2010-88, 2010-51 I.R.B. 882, by revising the optional standard mileage rates for computing the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, medical, or moving expense purposes and for determining the reimbursed amount of these expenses […]

Expense Reports Templates

Here you can find sample forms and templates to help you tracking your business expenses: Mileage log (online form) – Daily Business Mileage and Expense Log Reports in Microsoft Excel : Weekly expense report, Auto expense report … Travel expense report with mileage log in Microsoft Excel. Twelve adjustable fields with a mileage log and […]