2015 GSA Per Diem Rates for Mercer County, Illinois
Note: These per diem rates are for a previous year, and are no longer current. Click here to view 2017 per diem rates.
Mercer County Per Diems for August 2015:
Lodging:$83.00 / night
Meals & Incidentals:$46.00 / 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 Mercer County, Illinois (county borders are highlighted on the Illinois map).
Generally, you will be entitled to one Lodging per-diem of up to $83.00 to cover your actual hotel costs and one Meals & Incidentals per-diem payment of $46.00 to cover food and incidentals like parking costs for each full day of travel within Mercer County. 75% of the normal M&IE per diem rates are generally issued for your first and last days of travel.
Cities in the Mercer 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 Mercer County.
The Mercer County per diem rates listed on this page apply to business travel in the following cities: Aledo, Burgess, Joy, Keithsburg, New Boston, Sherrard, Viola, and other unincorporated areas within Mercer County boundaries.