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per diem

adj. or n. Latin for "per day," it is short for payment of daily expenses and/or fees of an employee or an agent.

per diem

preposition per day, for each and every day, for each day, for every day
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Lawmakers get paid the per diem for the duration of the special session regardless of whether they're at the Capitol every day, according to Patsy Spaw, the secretary of the Senate.
jury may use in determining the award; (6) per diems are only
The chiefs were fully aware of the financial pressures the organization was under when they increased their per diem rate.
If the GOCC gets a 90 percent performance grade, the incentive per director is set at 80 percent of the total per diems received in a year.
Because the system pays per diems based on the distance to the Statehouse and the number of days traveled to the capital, total payments in a year do not correspond to the number of days claimed for per diems.
617 million to the board members, in addition to their per diems and differential of per diems, was against Executive Order Nos.
Alfie Alvarado, president of the National Association of State Veterans Homes, said the per diem, or daily payments, allow homes to help elderly veterans as well as take in homeless vets.
05 of Revenue Procedure 96-64 applies the IRC section 274(n) 50% limitation to per diems.
The arrangement must provide advances, allowances (including per diems, allowances for meals and mileage allowances) or reimbursements for job-related business expenses paid or incurred by the employee.
While a recent lump-sum payment by BOP reportedly reduced payment arrears, coinciding with a retroactive increase in per diems to near projected levels, the lack of certification means that the prisoner census is now about 2,100, as opposed to the more than 2,700 inmates originally projected for calendar year 2003.
They also receive per diems during special sessions.
Under state law, per diems are paid by the state to senators "for each day for travel from his place of residence to the Statehouse and return therefrom, while in the performance of his official duties, upon certification to the state treasurer that he was present at the Statehouse.