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What Is The Current Year IRS Meal Allowance?

For travel within the US the 2011 meal allowance is $46 a day. But higher rates apply to certain high cost areas designated by the government. These higher rates can be found in IRS Pub 1542 at www.irs.gov/formspubs/index.html or www.gsa.gov and click on per diem rates.

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