State Mileage Reimbursement Rate
Issued: Aug. 6, 1990
Updated: Dec. 18, 2015 – View changes
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If you have any questions, please contact your agency travel contact.
State agencies and institutions of higher education
The maximum state mileage reimbursement rate is 54 cents per mile effective Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2016.
A state agency is not required to reimburse employees at the maximum rate. A state agency may specify a mileage reimbursement rate that is less than 54 cents per mile under Texas Government Code, Section 660.007(b). The agency must notify affected individuals in writing about the lower rate before implementing it.
See Transportation: Mileage in a Personal Vehicle in Textravel for more information.
Personal or Leased Aircraft
The reimbursement rate for a key state official, board/commission member or member of the Legislature for travel in a personally owned or leased aircraft is $1.29 per mile (effective Jan. 1, 2015), based on the rate issued by the General Services Administration (GSA).
The reimbursement rate for a state employee for travel in a personally owned or leased aircraft is $1.29 per mile (effective Jan. 1, 2015), based on the rate issued by the GSA.
Article IX, Sections 5.03 and 5.04 of the General Appropriations Act (GAA) for the 2014–2015 fiscal biennium