2012 GSA Per Diem Rates for Polk County, Iowa
Note: These per diem rates are for a previous year, and are no longer current. Click here to view 2023 per diem rates.
Polk County Per Diems for October 2012:
Lodging:$84.00 / night
Meals & Incidentals:$51.00 / day
These per diem rates are set by the GSA and are used by Federal and local governments as well as many private-sector companies to reimburse employees for business travel expenses incurred within Polk County, Iowa (county borders are highlighted on the Iowa map).
Generally, you will be entitled to one Lodging per-diem of up to $84.00 to cover your actual hotel costs and one Meals & Incidentals per-diem payment of $51.00 to cover food and incidentals like parking costs for each full day of travel within Polk County. 75% of the normal M&IE per diem rates are generally issued for your first and last days of travel.
Cities in the Polk County Per Diem Area
In the Continental United States (CONUS), per diems are assigned on a county-by-county basis. These rates apply to all cities, towns, and other areas that fall within the borders of Polk County.
The Polk County per diem rates listed on this page apply to business travel in the following cities: Camp Dodge Nosc Des Moines Clive Altoona Polk County Grimes West Des Moines Polk City Urbandale Bondurant Des Moines Runnells Ankeny Johnston Elkhart Berwick and other unincorporated areas within Polk County boundaries.