Title: Travel Advance
103/285 REV Continuing 16.53 (1) (cm) Yes
The head of a state agency may, by presenting proper vouchers to the department of administration, advance money for travel expenses to employees. Travel expenses shall be advanced only when the estimated expense is expected to exceed $50 and the advanced shall not exceed 80% of the estimated expense.
Institutions Which Have Budget Authority for This Appropriation:
Not applicable, there is no budget for this appropriation.
Allowable Major Classes of Expense/Revenue:
Only account code 6165 (Employee Travel Advance-Continuing) and 6166 (Travel Advance-Occasional) may be used with this appropriation.
Special Restrictions or Policies/Procedures:
Employees should be encouraged to obtain and use the US Bank Travel Card to charge travel expenses rather than obtaining a travel advance.
Year-End Instructions (lapse, carry forward, etc.):
DOA carries the balances as of July 31 into the new fiscal year as a current year expense balance. DOA does not record the balance as a cash balance carried forward from a prior year.
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Office of Financial Administration.
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