Announcements - Travel & Expense

CONUS Updates

CONUS Rates:
CONUS rates were updated Thursday, September 30, 2021, and have an effective date of October 1, 2021.Please note: The Meals and Incidental Expenses (MIE) rate increased by $4 in Kansas, while Lodging rates remain unchanged.The query, KS_EX_CONUS_RATES, contains all CONUS locations along with the MIE daily amounts, per diem deductions, and lodging rates based on the travel date entered. The query contains current and historical CONUS rates as of January 1, 2016.CONUS rates in SMART are updated twice per calendar year on April 1 and October 1, and those rates are to be used in expense transactions.