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IRS Updates 2021-2022 Per Diem Rates for Business Travel

Travel to any other locality is now $202, up from $198 last year. Incidental expense allowances remains unchanged at $5 per day for any location. The special meals and incidental expenses for taxpayers in the transportation industry are $69 for any locality of travel within the CONUS (Continental U.S.) and $74 for any locality of travel outside

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