On 29 June 2011 the ATO released the reasonable travel and overtime meal allowance expense amounts for the 2011-2012 income year: Taxation Determination TD 2011/17.
The determination sets out the amounts that the Commissioner considers are reasonable for the substantiation exception in Subdivision 900-B ITAA 1997 for the 2011-2012 income year in relation to claims made for:
- overtime meal allowance expenses for food and drink in connection with overtime worked and where a meal allowance has been paid under an industrial instrument
- domestic travel allowance expenses – accommodation, food and drink, and incidentals that are covered by the allowance
- travel allowance expenses for employee truck drivers – food, drink and incidentals that are covered by the allowance, and
- overseas travel allowance expenses – food, drink and incidentals that are covered by the allowance.