Exempt, Excluded, and Represented State of California employees who incur authorized travel expenses related to official state business may apply for reimbursement.
Provisions in Government Code, the CalHR Travel Rules, Policy Memos, and current Memorandum of Understanding are the basis for the information on this page.
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Reimbursements for actual business expenses are made in accordance with IRS requirements, most importantly the rules for an "Accountable Plan." An Accountable Plan limits reimbursement to business-related expenses substantiated by receipts or other verification. Any excess payments made to the employee must be returned to the employer in a timely manner.
Always verify reimbursement information and effective dates by reviewing the appropriate
Memorandum of Understanding and/or the CalHR Travel Rules or Policy.
Please contact the
CalHR Travel Manager if you have any questions.