Recent Changes

Effective February 1, 2016: Travelers will have the option to use one of two methods for requesting reimbursement for meals purchased while traveling on University business: 1) actual receipts, or 2) published Federal per diem rates. Visit the Meals While Traveling on University Business section of the Travel Guidelines and Resources webpage for the new policy and FAQs.

Effective July 1, 2013: The Retail Sales and Use Tax rate for most purchases will increase to 5.3 percent within the Richmond and surrounding areas.  The tax on purchases of qualifying food for home consumption remains unchanged.

Effective January 1, 2016: The University's mileage reimbursement rate for business travel is $.49 per mile for travel that takes place on, or after, January 1, 2016.