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per diem

Latin, by day.

Hospital care
adjective Referring to the hospital practice of charging “daily” rates, where the expenses incurred on a daily basis are averaged over the entire hospital census.
 
Medical work
noun A temporary employee (e.g., a nurse) who receives a higher hourly salary, but does not get the benefits received by salaried employee—e.g., vacation and pension.
 
NIH-speak
noun A fixed allowance for daily payment of lodging, meals and related incidental expenses for NIH employees who are required to travel.

per diem

Latin, by day Hospital care adjective Referring to the hospital practice of charging 'daily' rates, where the expenses incurred on a daily basis are averaged over the entire hospital census noun A temporary employee–eg, a nurse, who receives a higher hourly salary, but does not get the benefits received by salaried employee–eg, vacation and pension
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In October 2016 there was a proposal to increase the per diem rate to $217.
demand but no per diem calculation to support it (e.
A second report from APTN on this issue says the people of Nova Scotia are furious at the per diem practice.
For large firms or those classified "A," the maximum per diem is P40,000 per meeting or P1,536,000 per year.
Ryan Fattman, R-Sutton, is one of the few traveling long distances to the capital who does not take per diems.
18 (2004)], the Tax Court ruled that the IRC section 274(n) 50% limitation on deducting food and beverages applies to nonmeal expenses when the per diem method is used, even though the taxpayer proved the average amount spent on the nonmeal expenses.
The ethics commission had originally proposed increasing the per diem to $210.
Supporters of the per diems argue the system is fair and note the rising costs of travel, food and lodging.
The Board's membership consists of both government and industry experts who have applied their knowledge and engaged in research with other individuals and industry organizations to examine topics related to government-wide per diems and lodging programs.
In such situations, per diems paid for travel expense (including meals and lodging) constitute taxable wages to the employee.