1, Temporary Quarters Subsistence Allowance Worksheet (DSSR ) — HROM ADDENDUM. 2. 3, Refer to DSSR for specific guidance on computing. This worksheet may be used to record information used to claim this allowance on the SF Employees must submit lodging receipts. They must also submit . To request settlement, complete the SF, DSSR TQSA worksheet and receipts for expenses claimed. Provide completed documents to your servicing.
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You may request an advance of these funds or dsar of expenses. When the employee has died while stationed in a foreign area, family members may be reimbursed for up to five days of TQSA when the head of agency or designee determines it is necessary to occupy temporary quarters after vacating 210 quarters prior to final departure from post. When the head of agency determines, on a case by case basis,that an extension of time is necessary due to compelling reasons beyond the control of the employee, up to an additional sixty days may be authorized as follows: Only actual subsistence expenses incurred, which are reasonable in amount and incident to the occupancy of temporary quarters, shall be reimbursed.
If less than a 30 day period is authorized, or used, the maximum allowable amount will be based on the number of days authorized, or used, multiplied by the applicable daily rate. The temporary quarters subsistence allowance is intended to assist in covering the average cost of adequate but not elaborate or unnecessarily expensive accommodations in a hotel, pension, or other transient-type quarters at the post of assignment, plus reasonable meal and laundry expenses for a period not in excess of 90 days after first arrival at a new post of assignment in a foreign area, ending with the occupation of residence quarters if earlier, or 30 days immediately preceding final departure from the post following necessary vacating of residence quarters.
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Excel Versions of Per Diem. Cssr Per Diem Rates. The grant of the temporary quarters subsistence allowance may be paid in a lump-sum amount. Section TQSA worksheet: Transitioning Military and Veterans.
Employee should list the following in Box 18, Remarks: Any post allowance which would be otherwise authorized under Section of these regulations shall not be paid for any period during which the temporary quarters subsistence allowance is paid.
It will take approximately four weeks for settlement of TQSA upon receipt of completed documentation. Each married couple employee or domestic partnership employee may be granted the “initial occupant” rate under Sections andbut only one employee may be granted applicable amounts for any additional family members.
When no cost temporary housing is occupied by the employee an amount not to exceed one-half of the amount established in The location of the temporary quarters must be within reasonable proximity of the post.
The allowance must be claimed by the employee on the Standard Form However, payment shall be authorized only when the head of agency has determined that the employee has acted responsibly in retaining temporary quarters during the period of official travel. The 90 and 30 day temporary quarters subsistence periods may be extended up to but not more than an additional 60 days in each case if it is determined by the head of agency that compelling reasons beyond the control of the employee require continued occupancy of temporary quarters.
When the head of agency determines, on a case by case basis, that an extension of time is necessary due to compelling reasons beyond the control of the employee, up to an additional sixty days may be authorized, computed at the same rates established for the third thirty day period.
If the head of agency or designee determines that it is necessary for an employee to occupy temporary quarters immediately preceding final departure from the post, the grant of a temporary quarters subsistence allowance may commence as of the latest of the following dates: The agency head or designee may authorize the grant of temporary quarters subsistence allowance up to five days prior to the termination of the grant of living quarters allowance if such agency head or designee determines that it is necessary for the employee to vacate existing quarters in order to meet lease requirements for cleaning and repair.
Skip to main content Press Enter. Prior to exercise of this authority the authorizing official must certify in writing that every effort has been made to obtain a lower lodging rate for the period in question. Click on the Per Diem link below to find your rate and then use the following calculations to determine your maximum allowance: It will take approximately two weeks to receive advance TQSA upon receipt of completed request.
Temporary Quarters Subsistence Allowance (TQSA)
Payment for the temporary quarters maintained at the post of assignment shall be computed using only the lodging portion of the applicable per diem rate and the formulas found in Sections However, see Section All other alternatives should be exhausted before this special authorization is used. The amount of the temporary quarters subsistence allowance which may be reimbursed shall be the lesser of either the actual amount of allowable expenses incurred by the employee and family members for each time period or the amount computed as follows reference: This allowance covers expenses for lodging, meals, laundry and dry cleaning not to exceed maximum allowance.
Receipts and other documentation required by Sectionor pertinent agency regulations, should be attached to the SF prior to submission to the approval or granting official of the agency. SR ; final eff. Where the dssf departure for dsrs precedes that of family members, the temporary quarters subsistence allowance at the previous post shall not extend beyond the date preceding the date of the arrival of the new employee at the new post; or.
The temporary quarters subsistence allowance may continue on behalf of any individual employee or family member during any period of official travel which authorizes per diem on behalf of that individual. Overpayments of TQSA are immediately collected as a lump essr from your current earnings. If your duty location is not listed, then use the “all other locations” per diem rate.
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Footnotes to Section The temporary quarters subsistence allowance grant shall be appropriately revised as of: Supporting receipts or other appropriate documentation for the daily cost of temporary lodging shall also be supplied. The daily actual expenses for temporary lodging, meals including groceries consumed during occupancy of temporary quartersfees and tips incident to meals and lodging, laundry and cleaning of clothing will be totaled for each 30 day period to permit a comparison with the maximum amount for each specified period.
Evidence of the daily cost of meals, laundry and dry cleaning shall be a certified statement by the employee. In exceptional circumstances when temporary lodging facilities in the locality desr extremely limited and necessary lodging costs are excessive, the head of agency may authorize an amount of actual expenses incurred not to exceed the rate produced by Section Alternatively, the couple may agree to dsar one spouse or domestic partner as a family member only.
The temporary quarters subsistence allowance granted upon first arrival at a new post shall terminate as of the earliest of the following dates: A temporary quarters subsistence allowance granted immediately preceding the employee’s final departure from the post shall terminate as of the earliest of the following dates: To determine your maximum allowance, you will first need to find the maximum per diem rate authorized for your current overseas duty location.