Office of Ethics
United States Department of Agriculture


You have completed "Can I Accept This Gift of Free Travel and Accommodations." We hope that this "Self-help" has provided some insight into the rules concerning acceptance of travel and accommodations costs from non-Federal entities. Remember, however, that the guidance provided here is informal and is completely dependent upon your answers to the questions posed and your understanding of the terms involved. Advice should be obtained from an ethics advisor.

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