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Per Diem

Money given to an employee to pay for daily expenses, for example on a business trip. For example, if the employee goes to a convention in Reno, his employer may give him $75 per day for food. If an employee (or self-employed person) pays these expenses himself/herself, they may be tax deductible. Some per diem rates are set; for instance, the IRS allows a certain write-off per diem for business trip expenses without presentation of receipts.
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The last special session was in 2013, but with the per diem set higher than ever before, the special session that begins Tuesday is expected to be the costliest one in decades.
Some courts allow per diem calculations of the amount of
If they attend two or three meetings a day, then they get the per diem for each meeting.
Under this administration, under the GCG Law, and as set out by the standards or the scorecard provided by GCG, the highest that a director can get, summing up the per diem attendance and also the performance-based incentive is only P3 million," he said.
For legislators who claim per diems, it is one of the few indicators of how often they go to work at the Statehouse.
EO 19 extended the suspension of allowances, bonuses, incentives and other perks to directors of government-owned and -controlled corporations and government financial institutions, but allowed reasonable per diems, until Jan.
You can't provide this high level of quality care and not have the per diem,'' Alvarado said.
Continental's per diem plan was typical of per diems in the trucking industry.
An employee is not required to return excess amounts if receiving per diem or mileage allowances; these amounts are deemed substantiated (provided the allowance is reasonably calculated not to exceed the employee's expenses and he or she must return any portion attributable to days or miles not substantiated).
COPs are secured by county lease appropriations derived from per diem revenues that to date have been paid by federal agencies, principally the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), in exchange for the incarceration of inmates at the low-security RCDC facility near Pecos, TX.
House Administration Chairman Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth, has filed legislation that would de-link the detailed reporting requirements from legislative per diems.
The Legislature in 2000 approved a law doubling these per diems to the current amounts.