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U.S. Issues Foreign Per Diem Rates, Effective Aug. 1, 2020

July 30, 2020, 8:29 PM

Foreign per diem rates for U.S. business travel to multiple cities and other jurisdictions, including Belo Horizonte, Ciudad Juarez, and Manila, were updated by the U.S. State Department and take effect Aug. 1, 2020.

Adjustments effective Aug. 1 also are applicable to foreign per diem rates for U.S. business travel to some other cities and locations in Brazil, Iceland, Mexico, the Philippines, and Russia, the department said in its updated list of foreign per diem rates.

While the rates are the maximum tax-free reimbursement rates issued to U.S. government employees traveling on official business in foreign areas, the U.S. Internal...

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