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To: Major Organizational Unit (MOU) Financial Leads
University Business Managers

From: Martha J. Pendergrass, Director, Procurement Services

Date: July 21, 2015

Effective July 1, 2015, the Office of State Budget and Management revised the allowable subsistence per day payments for state employees’ in-state and out-of-state travel. The new rates will be effective for both fiscal years 2015-16 and 2016-17.

In processing travel reimbursement forms for trips that begin on or after July 1, 2015, the rates listed below will be used. For trips that began before July 1, 2015, the old rates will apply.

The following list details the new rates of subsistence per day for travel-related expenses.

Subsistence Per Day Rates
In-State Out-of-State
Breakfast $8.30 $8.30
Lunch $10.90 $10.90
Dinner $18.70 $21.30
Lodging $67.30 $79.50
TOTAL $105.20 $120.00

If you have any specific questions regarding the new rates, please contact Phil Easler at 919-962-0210 or

Note: This memo is also being sent to Deans, Directors and Department Chairs.

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