State Employee Travel


2​00 KAR 2:006​ - Updated Feb. 17, 2021
200 KAR 2:006E as it applies to state employee travel expense reimbursement.

Non-Overnight Travel
Division of Social Security fact sheet designed for KY state government agencies explaining the federal employment tax treatment of meal reimbursements paid without overnight travel.

SO 21-102 Out of State Travel Authorization - Updated 03/18/2021


Mileage Rate beginning April 1 - June 30, 2024 - Updated quarterly!
This document provides a breakdown of reimbursement rates for mileage in standard rate locations.​

The mileage reimbursement rate for April 1 - June 30, 2024 is 45¢ per mile.
The mileage reimbursement rate for Jan. 1 - March 31, 2024 is 43¢ per mile.
The mileage reimbursement rate for Oct 1 - Dec. 31, 2023 is 46¢ per mile.​
The mileage reimbursement rate for July 1 - Sept. 30, 2023 is 46¢ per mile. 
The mileage reimbursement rate for April 1 - June 30, 2023 is 45¢ per mile.

SO 21-103 Meal Reimbursement Rates​​ - Updated 03/18/2021

​This document provides updated rates for meal reimbursement.

Travel Cost Calculator
The Travel Cost Comparison Calculator is provided to agencies and employees as a decision making tool to determine the best mode of available vehicle travel.

Kentucky Department of Parks
Additional lodging information

High Rate Travel Areas - Updated Sept. 15, 2016
This document provides a listing of areas qualifying for high rate reimbursement for state employee travel.