per diem changed July 1
Mexico Legislature amended the New Mexico Statute on Per Diem
and Mileage and UNM travel per diem changed effective July 1,
for use of a personal automobile increased from 25 cents per
mile to 32 cents per mile. Meal per diem rates increased from
$22.50 to $30 for travel within New Mexico. Meal per diem rates
for all other travel (including international) is increased
to the rate allowed by the Internal Revenue Service, but can
not exceed $45. High cost destination meal per diems in excess
of $45 are no longer allowed. The meal per diem rate may be
combined with actual lodging expenses when requesting reimbursement.
per deim rate increased from $75 to $85 for travel within New
Mexico and $115 for all other travel, but these rates cannot
exceed the rate allowed by the Internal Revenue Service. International
travelers may no longer use the Department of State daily per
diem rates. If this daily meal per diem rate is inadequate the
traveler may wish to submit actual lodging expenses and take
the meal per diem rate described above.
should carefully review Policy 4030 Travel at http://www.unm.edu/~ubppm/ubppmanual/4030.htm
for applicable procedures when completing their travel vouchers.
A new policy
statement 1030 Gifts Made to the University has
been approved by UNM President F. Chris Garcia and issued with
an effective date of July 1, 2003. The proposed policy was sent
to the campus for a thirty-day review period that ended April
4. Other revisions have been approved and issued affecting:
Policy 3405 Holidays, Exhibit A. of Policy 3500
Wage and Salary Administration, Policy 3785 Dependent
Education Program, and Policy 6040 Commercially
Owned and Operated Equipment on University Property, a
minor change to address newspaper racks.