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IRS Freezes Per Diem Rates for 2013

Now that new per diem rates for business travelers have been released, there's a definite chill in the air. The IRS has announced the rates for the government's 2013 fiscal year have been frozen at the same levels as last year.
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Business traveler's guide to making the best of bad weather

It's December, and, in many parts of the country, this means that weather is a factor in commuting as well as in business travel. Weather-induced chaos presents an ideal opportunity for technologists to remind businesses that we now have the means to lessen the impact of bad weather.
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Get through airport quickly by keeping your fashion sense at home

Fellow travelers: Take a cue from Fergie, the latest victim of the Transportation Security Administration’s more aggressive airport screening procedures. The singer learned that being a celebrity didn’t earn her the privilege of avoiding the much-criticized tactics at LAX.
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New per diem rates for business travel reimbursement

If your company pays employees to travel, you need to know your options when it comes to reimbursing them for travel expenses.
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New per diem rates released for travel expense reimbursements

The IRS has updated the rules for determining the amount of an employee's ordinary and necessary business expenses for lodging, meals, and incidental expenses while traveling away from home.

Business travelers can be proactive and avoid security hassles

Business travelers know that less time in airports means more time for work, so tricks to get through security quickly can be as important as any other on-the-job skill.