APPENDIX XIV


Travel Allowances for New York State


METHOD I - LODGING AND MEAL ALLOWANCES FOR OVERNIGHT TRAVEL
(WITHOUT RECEIPTS) (Rates include all applicable taxes)
LOCATION PER DIEM
Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo, Rochester, 
Syracuse, and surrounding areas within 15 miles
$40
All other locations in New York State $35
New York City $50
Out of State $50
Counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, Westchester $50



METHOD II - LODGING AND MEAL ALLOWANCES FOR OVERNIGHT TRAVEL
(WITH RECEIPTS) (Rates include tax and gratuities)

Per Diem Locality by 
County Listing for NYS
Maximum Lodging 
Amount
Meal Rate Maximum Per  Diem Rate
Any Location not listed
$60
$31
$91


NYS Counties and other states maximum rates are available from the Purchasing and Payables Office, Raymond 415 or 
Check these Web Sites: 

Travel Guidelines: www.ogs.state.ny.us/travel/
Maximum Per Diem Rates: www.ogs.state.ny.us/travel/travelRegs.html
MEAL ALLOWANCE BREAKDOWN
The meal allowance for breakfast and dinner are allocated as follows, with different allowances based on location:
MEAL RATE ALLOWANCE BREAKFAST DINNER
$64 Meal Allowance
$13.00
$51.00
$59 Meal Allowance
$12.00
$47.00
$54 Meal Allowance $11.00 $43.00
$49 Meal Allowance
                       $10.00
                  $39.00
$44 Meal Allowance $9.00 $35.00
$39 Meal Allowance $8.00 $31.00

Note: Incidental expenses such as tips to bellmen, porters, hotel maids, etc., continue to be included in the allowances.

Day trips are taxable. Breakfast - $5.00 Dinner $12.00 (Unreceipted allowances).


PERSONAL CAR MILEAGE ALLOWANCE

Managerial/Confidential Employees (BU 13) = $.445 per mile (IRS established rate)
UUP Represented Employees (BU 8) = $.445 per mile (IRS established rate)


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