what is the per diem rate for OTR truck drivers for 2010

It was $52 last year....has it increased?
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    You must be referring to the M&IE part of the allowance (meals and incidental expenses). That remains at $52 if you are not in a high-cost area. See page 186 of Pub. 17 for the details on this.

    http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p17.pdf

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    • My husband travels throughout the Southeast. From Texas to the West North Carolina to the North (has even been up into DC this year) and Florida to the South. The company is based out of Jacksonville, FL, he picks up his freight (most of the time) in (Jekyll Island),Brunswick, GA. He is an Interstate Truck Driver and is subject to the "hours of service" rules. I had thought I saw that it was $59 a day.
    • the rate is $59. page 176 pub 17
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