FAQ's - Drivers
No, per diem is a non-taxable reimbursement that actually lowers your income taxes.
On the homepage, click on "Information Portal" tab, then click "Drivers - O/O", select the "Driver Substantiation Request Form". Complete the form and Atlantic HR Solutions will send you an annual per diem report for M&IE and Lodging you received for the specified tax year. This is a FREE service.
The per diem rates established by your employer are the maximum reimbursements amounts you are entitled to receive under the accountable plan. Whether you spend all, some or more than the established per diem rate is of no consequence.
All banks are different. Many are concerned with your take home pay and not your gross wages.
You will pay more in taxes and you will be required to retain all of your substantiation, plus you can only claim 80% of your meals and incidental per diem at the end of the year. And any lodging expenses claimed will require a receipt.
It is likely that you did not timely confirm your HOS log.
No, per diem is a nontaxable reimbursement that is not reported on your W-2 or tax return.