October 7, 2013
TO THE ADMINISTRATOR ADDRESSED:
SUBJECT: Current Travel and Mileage Reimbursement Rates Applicable to State and Federal Grants from the Texas Education Agency
The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts has changed the
lodging reimbursement rates for in-state and out-of-state travel. Effective
September 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, the standard rates are up to $85
per night for lodging for in-state travel and up to $77 per night for
out-of-state travel, unless a higher rate for the travel destination is
The meal reimbursement rate of up to $46 per day remains
unchanged, along with the automobile mileage reimbursement rate of 56.5 cents
The mileage, lodging, and meal reimbursement rates published
by the comptroller apply to all grants funded by the Texas Education Agency for
individuals on travel status.
For more detailed information regarding allowable travel
expenses, consult the Texas State
Comptroller’s website. Follow these steps to locate information on the comptroller’s
site regarding per diem rates for lodging and meals for specific cities or
- Select the
“Finances & Economy” tab at the top of the home page.
down to the “Fiscal Management” section, and select “State of Texas Travel
- In the
“Resources” section, select the “Textravel” logo.
either the Meals and Lodging or the Transportation tab.
- In the “Rates” section in the right column, select
See the attached
guidelines for more travel information. If you have any further questions,
please email the Division of Grants Administration at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cory Green, Chief Grants Administrator
Division of Grants Administration