Per Diem or daily allowance is a specific amount of money given to your employee’s per day to cover living expenses when traveling for work. Such as expenses for meals, transportation, and accommodation. Per diem rates are either based on rates set by the local government or are employer set rates. These lists are updated and published every fiscal year on the website of the specific government.
If your company works with per diems, you can define them in the Admin > Under Account Settings, click Advanced Settings > App Settings select Activate per diems (See image below)
You can import a standard per diem list for a specific country and year. See the list of countries below.
To upload a per diem rate, here are the steps.
1. Go to Admin > Under Rates, choose Per Diem > click Select Country.
2. Select the country from the drop-down list.
3. Click Import List
NOTE: If you cannot find the list you are looking for, you can create your own. The basic elements we need from you are the applicable timeframe, the regions, and the amounts. Furthermore, you can add deductions and overnight stays if applicable to your company.