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Per diem rates for U.S. business travel to more than 100 cities and jurisdictions including Paris, Buenos Aires and Freetown were updated by the U.S. State Department and are to be effective Jan 1, 2017, the department said.
While the rates are the maximum tax free reimbursement rates issued to U.S. government employees traveling on official business in foreign areas, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service also allows U.S.-based employers to use the per diem substantiation method based on the rate schedule for accountable business travel by employees.
Employers can pay for employees for business meals, lodging and incidental expenses up to the allowable amounts without generating additional U.S. federal taxable income for the business traveler.
All jurisdictions in Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia, Estonia, the Falkland Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom were updated.
The latest list released by the department also includes changes to localities in Argentina, Chad, Cyprus, Congo, Egypt, French Guiana, Hungary, Kosovo, Sierra Leone and Slovenia.
The State Department foreign per diems are available at http://aoprals.state.gov/web920/per_diem_action.asp?MenuHide=1&CountryCode=0000.
More information on payroll issues in countries around the world can be found within the International Payroll Decision Support Network country primers.
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