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Alert: FY'17 Per Diem Rates Announced

Friday, August 19, 2016  
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On Friday, August 12, the General Services Administration’s (GSA) announced its Per Diem Rates for FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

The standard continental United States (CONUS) rate increased from $89 per night to $91. There were no new NSAs for FY2017 and three locations that were NSAs in FY2016 will move into the standard CONUS category. None of these three areas are in Virginia. However, last year's Per Diem did see Fredericksburg, Norfolk/Portsmouth, and Prince William/Manassas move from NSA rates to the CONUS rate.

Helpful Definitions
CONUS: Standard Rate for lower 48 Continental United States
NSAs: Non-Standard Areas for which a higher Per Diem Rate is established

The average rate increase over FY 2016, for the 12 Virginia localities (including those in the DC market) with NSA status for FY 2017, is 4.68%, or $6.04.

The below chart outlines the changes from FY 2015 to FY 2016.

FY 2017 Per Diem Rates - Effective October 1, 2016   (Click To View/Print PDF)

Chart: FY 2017 Per Diem Rates - Effective October 1, 2016


If you have any additional questions about the GSA Per Diem rates, please contact Eric Terry at eric‹at› or 804.288.3065.


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