Apr, 28 2017

1. Documents required to organize business trip
Organization of business trip requires preparation of assignment letter and business trip order. It is important to specify the purpose of business trip within these documents.
Business trip certificate is not required.

2. Payment for business trip
For each day spent in business trip employee shall receive payment based on average salary and additional daily allowance.

3. Daily allowance payments
Since January 1, 2017 Tax Code of Russian Federation sets limits for daily allowance amounts:
700 rubles for trips within Russia;
2500 rubles for trips abroad.
If daily allowance amounts exceed these limits, the amount of difference is considered as income. Therefore, employer shall pay personal income tax and social fees.

4. Business trip report
Within 3 days after business trip employer shall receive business trip report and expense report. Employee shall attach all financial documents to expense report.