Per diem for meal expenses

January 31, 2019

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Q. We are looking to change our reimbursement policy to use a per diem for meals instead of actual expenses. However, we have some travelers that are issued a P-card and use it for their meals while traveling. How do you enforce a per diem cap on the P-card transactions to make it equal to the per diem rate being reimbursed to non P-card travelers? A. (answered by the IOFM Advisory Panel ----- Our policy is actual and reasonable -- up to $75 a day regardless if it’s on the PCard or not.  Seems…

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