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Per Diem Rates

The Office of the State Comptroller, OSC, uses the U.S. General Services Administration per diem list (GSA) for lodging and meal rates (*Click Above Link To View Allowance For Specific City/County). Using the allowance obtained above from the GSA website, see the chart below or go to NYS Travel Information to determine your meal allowance breakdown.

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OSC Travel Manual-Per Diem using Method 1 & Method 2 is found at: Office of the State Comptroller Travel Manual

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Rates Effective 10/1/18-9/30/19

Using the allowance obtained for a specific county, the per diem meal breakdown is as follows:

Total Allowance* Breakfast Dinner
$76 $18 $58
$71 $17 $54
$66 $16 $50
$61 $14 $47
$56 $13 $43
$55 $13 $42

Day Rates: *

$5 $12
  (Leave by 7 a.m.) (Return after 6 p.m.)

* DAY RATES ARE REPORTED AS INCOME TO THE IRS  REFER TO PAGE 5 OF MANUAL

Foreign Per Diem Rates

Get Foreign Per Diem Rates

  • To determine Foreign Per Diem Rates, please calculate 20% breakfast and 80% dinner

Personal Car Mileage Rate

Effective January 1, 2018 = $0.545 per mile

January 1 - December 31, 2017 = $0.535 per mile

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Last Updated 10/16/18