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Law Alert: New Per Diem Rates

by Kelli M. Block, Steven A. Pletcher

September 3, 2021

The IRS released Notice 2021-52 announcing the new Special Per Diem Rates for 2021-2022. Among other things, the special Meals & Incidental Expense (M&IE) rates for the Transportation Industry have increased to $69 per day from the current $66 per day for travel anywhere in the continental United States (CONUS). For travel outside the continental United States (OCONUS), the rates have increased to $74 per day from the current $71 per day. 

The new rates are effective October 1, 2021. Notice 2021-52 can be accessed here.

For more information, contact Scopelitis Partners Steve Pletcher and Kelli Block.