CONUS Rates: CONUS rates have not had any corrections made at the federal level since the 10/01/2023 effective date. However, due to a system error involving the 2024 leap year, corrections were made to dates on a number of locations.
Please note: No changes were made to the Lodging or Meals and Incidental Expenses rates in Kansas.
The query, KS_EX_CONUS_RATES, has been updated as well. Due to the size of this query’s results, agencies are encouraged to schedule this query.
CONUS rates in SMART are updated October 1 to coincide with the adoption of new rates by the federal government, and those rates are to be used in expense transactions. Beginning January 1, 2024, quarterly loads will also be done January 1, April 1, and July 1 to account for corrections or updates to the CONUS and applicable OCONUS rates.