Forms:

MARAMA Travel Expense Voucher - FY 2017  
Microsoft Excel® format)

MARAMA Expense Voucher Instructions

(Acrobat® PDF format)

MARAMA Travel Expense Voucher Submittal Checklist
(Acrobat® PDF format)

 

General Guidelines

Hotel:

MARAMA will reimburse up to the government rate plus tax unless otherwise noted. A receipt is required for reimbursement.

Travel:

MARAMA reimburses mileage at the current IRS Revenue Service rate per mile for each mile driving to and from the meeting location.

The rate is 53.5¢ per mile for travel taking place in calendar year 2017.

Receipts for tolls, parking, taxis, shuttles, and any other travel costs are required for reimbursement.

Transportation tips.  Tips for taxi, bus, shuttle and airport limousine services are limited to 15% of the total fare amount.

To minimize costs, airline tickets should be purchased at least 21 days prior to departure and coach class should be purchased. Receipts are required for reimbursement.

Meals:

MARAMA follows the reimbursement limits set forth by the Maryland State Travel Management Unit.

MARAMA High Cost Area Reimbursement rates (exit MARAMA to Maryland.gov's website)

Actual costs of meals will be reimbursed with or without receipts up to the (below) limit set forth each year.  Reimbursement from meals in "High Cost Metropolitan Areas" rate, may be reimbursed up to the higher rate allowed, but detailed receipts are REQUIRED.  

           Meal Allowance for fiscal year 2017 (including Tax and Tip) (for travel occuring after Sept. 30, 2016) 

      1. Breakfast……...$9.00
      2. Lunch………....$11.00
      3. Dinner………...$25.00