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Travel Reimbursement

Submit your Travel Packet to your office Coordinator.

Travel Packet

 

Traveler Resources

Mileage Rate, as of 2017

$0.535 per mile

Meals and Incidental Expenses (M&IE) Explanation

Travel, Meal, and Expense Reimbursement: PER 17-1-3 (AEP) Policy

Travel Manual Download

 

Watch the Video – Travel Advance & Reimbursement

Before Travel

  • Get the complete Travel Packet from the traveler.

  • Purchase airfare trip insurance when possible.

  • Always request the government rates when booking hotels.

  • T- CARD TIP: When you book hotels with a T-Card, get a Credit Card Authorization Form from the hotel. The traveler can use it at check-in instead of a credit card.

 

After Travel

  • Get original receipts from the traveler. (For missing receipts, use a Director's memo.)

  • Within 10 days after travel, enter the Oracle Expense Report and wait for the approval email notification.

  • Within 15 days after travel, forward the approval email and attach an electronic copy of the Travel Packet (including receipts) to iExpense.AP@kingcounty.gov.

  • Keep the original travel expense records on hand for the 6 year retention period.

 

 

Watch the Video – Travel Advance & Reimbursement

For the Travel Authorization Approver

  • Watch the video to review policy requirements

  • Approve the Traveler's authorization form

  • Return to sender
    (within 5 days of travel for cash advance)

 

 

Watch the Video: Travel Authorization Form – Approver Guidance

Cash Advance (optional)


Submit your signed Travel Authorization Form to iExpense.AP@kingcounty.gov at least 5 business days before your trip.

 

WARNING: The cash advance will accrue interest daily unless all conditions are met:

  • The Traveler submits the Travel Packet (including receipts) to your Coordinator within 10 days after travel.
  • The Traveler pays back unused funds within 15 days after travel. Send check to CNK-ES-0323. Write the expense report number on the check memo line.
  • The Coordinator sends the expense report approval email and an electronic copy of the Travel Packet (including receipts) to Accounts Payable within 15 days after travel.
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