Questions relating to purchases that will be charged back to ones employer

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Employer coverage for International travel [closed]

My company expects me to travel to Baja California Mexico 1-2 times per month to perform work, such work involves multiple destinations soon after crossing the international border approx. 4hrs of ...
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Relocation service is asking for more than initially agreed. How do I handle this?

I got a new job in a large corporate and they provided relocation (rent, flight tickets, etc.) to Ireland. Three months after I started working there, I asked for a breakdown of the relocation costs ...
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Claiming winter wear [closed]

I currently live in a tropical country and would need to travel to a colder place (5 degree Celcius) for business. So I have to buy winter wear to survive the cold weather and it cost quite a lot. Is ...
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Still haven't got my travel expenses reimbursement three weeks after interviewing. Should I contact HR?

I interviewed on-site for a company about 3 weeks ago. I got an email from the recruiter a day after the interview saying that the reimbursement has been approved. I still haven't received any money ...
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Should employer pay for an extra night abroad for Sabbath observance?

I work in Israel for a large American company and will be traveling abroad to a conference for work. The conference finishes on Friday, so most people will fly home on Saturday; but as an observant ...
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I just got a remote job but have to travel to corporate sometimes. Is it typical for the company to pay all travel expenses?

I have traveled for business all my life and companies have always paid for all travel expense. However, I have never worked remotely, so when I accepted the job, I did not think to ask if they cover ...
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Should I ask my current company to reimburse me expenses surrounding a flight cancellation? [closed]

I am a software engineer working as a contractor. In the contract with my current place, they have agreed to pay for my travel. Coming home from my first business trip to their office, my flight was ...
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What are some ways to get around an in-person final round interview (due to being out-of-state)? [duplicate]

So I'm actively looking for a new position, but unfortunately most of them are calling for a move out of state. At one company they invited me for an in-person, and I asked them if they'd be willing ...
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How to decline onsite interview due to financial reasons?

I'm from Eastern Europe and I've been applying to UK's companies for a graduate software developer position. I have been invited to face to face interview, however the company does not offer any ...
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How do companies usually cover travel expenses for final onsite interviews? [closed]

I'm in mid-stage interviews with a company in San Francisco. Currently I'm living very far from there, and I expect to get invited sooner or later for final onsite interviews. But I'm wondering how I ...
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Remuneration issues after international relocation [closed]

About 6 months ago I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to move abroad with my company. I have successfully relocated, but have encountered two problems related to remunerations: ...
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Can I be forced to do off-site work during my notice period? [closed]

If I choose to resign from my current position and I need to give a month notice, can they force me to work anywhere other than my designated location of work in the contract? I am concerned that this ...
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If I give in my notice, am I still entitled to reimbursement on expenses owed? [closed]

If I give in my notice of leave, am I still entitled to reimbursement on expenses owed? The arrangement is typically a month gap so expenses incurred in this month are paid at the end of the next ...
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Should I Include Tips / Gratuities on Expense reports?

I am running a small company. We have a fairly liberal expenses policy - for example: €40 maximum per day for meals away from home Taxi fare home if working extremely late Pre-booked hotels when ...
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Should I be getting reimbursed for travel miles?

I apologize if this question is stupid or obvious, but I'm relatively new to the workplace. I just recently turned 18 and have now started traveling domestically and internationally to support our ...
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Out-of-town interview: will I raise eyebrows if I take a cab instead of driving my car to the airport?

I'll be flying to an out-of-town interview at a large US company for a senior-level technical position. They've told me I'll be reimbursed for expenses (and they're arranging the air tickets and ...
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Finding Out About Having To Pay Large Expenses Upfront

I work in the IT field and I just started working at a new company. One of the requirements of the job (which I view as a positive benefit) is to travel around the world handling client migrations. ...
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Declining offer and taking reimbursement for interview expenses?

I interviewed for a company. They liked me, I liked the company. The HR was really friendly and helpful. When they got to know about me coming by a bus ( since I do not have a car) from a different ...
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Following up on reimbursement of business expenses

My company will not issue a corporate card for business trips. After a recent business trip I put in a request for reimbursement of meal expenses in line with company policy. That was three months ...
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Is it generally appropriate to expense the cost of getting a work excuse/doctor's note? [closed]

The company I work for has a policy in effect where an employee who misses three days of work in a week (or in a row) is required to supply a doctor's note/work excuse upon returning to work. The ...
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Managing travel expenses and reimbursements more effectively

Throughout my work history, I've traveled extensively for nearly every job role (in the IT consulting world). I was spoiled early in my career by having access to corporate credit cards. This ...
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Is it acceptable to take the cell phone number when leaving? [closed]

If the company pays for a cell phone for an employee (including the monthly service fees), and then that employee decides to leave for another job, can the employee take the phone number with them? ...
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How to inquire and ask for traveling allowance and benefits for going out of the country for training

My company has chosen to send me to Dubai for two courses of 5 days each and I will be staying there for about 16 days. This is not something I volunteered for or was asked if I would like to go, ...
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Doesn't it cost employers more to reimburse actual meal costs than to offer per diem? [closed]

I can't understand why some employers require receipts for food expenses versus just paying out a set per diem for meals. It seems with the expense involved in paying the employee for the time it ...
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What Travel Expense items should I ask for Reimbursement for?

My employer will be sending me to the Philippines for 3-6 weeks. I checked the employee manual and it doesn't really have anything in there about travel expenses, so I need to talk to my boss about ...
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Do I need to ask my company before I can use corporate hotel rates for personal use?

I'm looking to stay at a fairly expensive 4 or 5 star hotel and I'm sure my company's corporate rate can be used because I work for a very big publicly traded company. However, I'm not sure if ...
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Is it OK to ask my team for ideas on how to save money?

I'm a software/engineering lead and executive management is cutting my budget. I am looking for all ways possible to save money. I understand people working at the lower levels probably have a ...
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How do I ask for internal network access in my office?

I do a lot of work in an open room where we have a strict no-Internet-access network. The room has a large table with several computers where my coworkers hop from computer to computer doing different ...
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How do I negotiate a higher parking allowance as an intern?

I am being hired as an intern for a company, and parking will be $177/month. They say they will reimburse me for $90. But I am almost going to have a masters degree, so I feel like maybe I can get ...
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Scope of reimbursable expenses during an interview?

I am submitting reimbursement requests following two interviews. I am particularly interested in general guidelines, but have provided specific examples for context. I would generally expect that ...
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How do I ask my boss to pay for an expense?

I'm possibly going to get an internship at a company this summer, and since its a unpaid internship, I have no real way of paying for a bus pass to get to work every day. Is there a way to politely ...