2015 GSA Per Diem Rates for Cook County, Illinois
Note: These per diem rates are for a previous year, and are no longer current. Click here to view 2016 per diem rates.
Cook County Per Diems for December 2015:
Lodging:$212.00 / night
Meals & Incidentals:$74.00 / 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 Cook County, Illinois (county borders are highlighted on the Illinois map).
Generally, you will be entitled to one Lodging per-diem of up to $212.00 to cover your actual hotel costs and one Meals & Incidentals per-diem payment of $74.00 to cover food and incidentals like parking costs for each full day of travel within Cook County. 75% of the normal M&IE per diem rates are generally issued for your first and last days of travel.
Cities in the Cook 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 Cook County.
The Cook County per diem rates listed on this page apply to business travel in the following cities: Alsip, Arlington Heights, Barrington, Barrington Hills, Barrington Woods, Bartlett, Bedford Park, Bellwood, Berkeley, Berwyn, Blue Island, Bridgeview, Broadview, Brookfield, Buffalo Grove, Burbank, Burnham, Calumet City, Calumet Park, Chicago, Chicago Heights, Chicago Ridge, Chicago-ohare Iap Air Reserve Station (military base), Cicero, Country Club Hills, Countryside, Crestwood, Des Plaines, Dixmoor, Dolton, East Hazel Crest, Elmwood Park, Evanston, Evergreen Park, Fernway, Flossmoor, Forest Park, Forest Park Naval Reserve Ctr (military base), Forest River, Franklin Park, Glencoe, Glenview, Glenview Naval Air Station (military base), Glenwood, Golf, Harvey, Harwood Heights, Hastings, Hazel Crest, Hazel Green, Hickory Hills, Hillside, Hodgkins, Hoffman Estates, Holbrook, Hometown, Homewood, Indian Head Park, Inverness, Justice, Kenilworth, La Grange, Lansing, Lemont, Lincolnwood, Lynwood, Lyons, Markham, Matteson, Maywood, Melrose Park, Merrionette Park, Midlothian, Morton Grove, Mount Prospect, Niles, Norridge, North Riverside, Northbrook, Northfield, Northfield Woods, Northlake, Oak Forest, Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Olympia Fields, Orland Hills, Orland Park, Palatine, Palos Heights, Palos Hills, Palos Park, Park Forest, Park Ridge, Phoenix, Posen, Prospect Heights, Richton Park, River Grove, Riverdale, Riverside, Robbins, Rolling Meadows, Rosemont, Sauk Village, Schaumburg, Schiller Park, Skokie, South Barrington, South Chicago Heights, South Holland, Steger, Stone Park, Summit, Sunny Crest, Thornton, Tinley Park, Westchester, Western Springs, Wheeling, Wilmette, Winnetka, Worth, and other unincorporated areas within Cook County boundaries.