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Scale rate expenses payments: employee travelling outside the UK

Read benchmark scale rate expenses payments for accommodation and subsistence payments to employees.

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Employers can reimburse subsistence to employees by making a scale rate payment. If you have employees who travel abroad for business purposes, you should see the guidance on when you can use the worldwide subsistence rates.

Published 1 October 2013
Last updated 25 February 2019 + show all updates
  1. Worldwide subscription rates effective from 6 April 2019 have been added.
  2. The rates published in October 2014 will continue to apply for the year commencing October 2017.
  3. The rates published in October 2014 will continue to apply for the year commencing October 2016.
  4. The rates published in October 2014 will continue to apply for the year commencing October 2015.
  5. Wordwide subsistence rates effective from 1 October 2014 are now published.
  6. First published.