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Reimbursement for Travel and Business Related Expenses
Employee Reimbursement (ERF) for business related expenses or travel
- Complete Employee Reimbursement Form which is a writable PDF document unless you have out of pocket receipts <$25.00 which can be reimbursed from petty cash (see Alisha)
- The following areas of the attached Employee Reimbursement Form are required:
- Harvard ID#
- Reimbursee name
- Dates of your travel
- Reimbursee/card holder Signature
- Receipts must be submitted to Lisa for processing within 45 days of the date expense is incurred in order to comply with Harvard University's 60 day rule.
- Original Receipts are required for any lodging and all expenses $75.00 or greater. If receipt for expense $75.00 or greater is missing, please complete Missing Receipt Affidavit (need HUID to access)
- Citibank Corporate Card is the credit card of choice for travel costs.
- To get reimbursed for travel expenses Complete the Employee Reimbursement Form
- Airfare should be booked with Harvard’s recommended vendor Egencia unless you find airfare saving more than $100. If you book airfare elsewhere you MUST provide a comparable Egencia itinerary documenting the $100 savings. For international airfare, use a US Flag Carrier or attach Egencia documentation and complete the Federal Awards Travel Reimbursement Form (need HUID to access). First time users, It may take a couple days to set up your account. See Harvard travel page at http://travel.harvard.edu/. Established users may log in at http://www.egencia.com/en/
- Mileage reimbursement rates are set annually by the federal government. Effective Jan 1, 2017 the personal car reimbursement rate is $.535/mile. Mileage is determined if you use your own vehicle for work purposes. Subtract out the mileage that is normally taken to drive to work when determining mileage.
- If non US Citizen, Reimbursement for business related out of pocket expenses or travel complete Foreign Individual Vendor Request Form (FIVR) yearly