Travel Reimbursement Update - July 1, 2011

For travel expenses incurred on or after July 1, 2011, the default rate of $0.255/mile will be increased to $0.2775/mile. The default mileage reimbursement rate is calculated at 50% of the IRS rate and is applicable for trips more than 100 miles if the traveler chooses to use a personal vehicle when a vehicle is available from ISU transportation services.

The full IRS mileage reimbursement rate has increased from $0.51/mile to $.555/mile and may be claimed when:

* The round trip is less than 100 miles.

* OR The traveler is permanently based off-campus.

* OR The traveler is not an ISU student or an ISU employee. This includes travel expenses reimbursed under Professional Service Agreements.

The Ames Laboratory Travel Worksheet has been updated effective 07/01/2011. Please use revision 15 for completing travel authorization requests going forward.