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Business Expense – Meal Allowances

The current meal allowance for University employees is as follows:

Lunch (11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) is $30
Dinner (6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.) is $60

Receipts are required for all meals claimed as business expenses. Per University policy, these meals are subject to justification of being a direct business benefit to the University.

The same meal cannot be claimed as both a business expense and travel expense. Allowance amounts are inclusive of tax, gratuity and/or services charges.

For more information, see the Resources section or contact the Accounting and Finance Office at 956-882-8202.

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