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FAQs - Travel Reimbursement

FAQs - Travel Reimbursement


What is the reimbursement rate for travel?

When using personal transportation, mileage will be reimbursed at the current rate set by the IRS and is subject to change. Please call the finance office if you are unsure of the rate.

What are the common mistakes when calculating travel?

Surprisingly, some people forget to double the one way mileage for their round trip. Others mistakenly double their mileage when they carpooled home. Mileage starts at the place of employment, not home.

How do I calculate my mileage?

When calculating your distance traveled, use mapping software like Google Directions or MapQuest. For the calculation, use your work address to the destination.

When can I expect to be reimbursed?

After submitting an Expense Reimbursement Voucher to your supervisor a couple more approvals need to be executed. Generally, this only takes a couple of days. A separate check will be cut for your expenses and mailed to your home. Please let us know ahead of time should you want to pick up your check at Central Office. Remember, depending on when the voucher is finally approved, it could take as long as 30 days before the school board approves the check to be issued.

Can I have my reimbursement be a direct deposit?

We do not currently offer direct deposit for travel reimbursement.