quote:Originally posted by vtsquire: one I heard was about people who would get re-imbursed for their gas costs. Instead of putting $20 in the tank, they'd pay twenty (get a reciept for it), put ten in the tank, get $10 back in change... then spend the remaining $10 on whatever and get re-imbursed for the whole thing upon showing the reciepts, attributing costs to "bad mileage from sitting in traffic."
My father does this to the guy he works for. He delivers engine parts and drives a company van. The owner never asks for explanations, just the receipts. He drives so many miles and the guy doesn't keep up with it, so he has no idea he's getting hosed.
I worked for a company that allowed a certain amount each day for meals. Anything below a certain amount, you could just write it in on the expense report, no questions asked; anything above that amount, you had to have approved and show a receipt.
I went on a last minute trip to Michigan once and because it was so last minute, the manager let me use a car and I drove instead of flying.
I had mentioned that I don't usually eat breakfast, and he told me to expense the max amount for breakfast every morning anyway (something like $9) then at least one night, go out and have a nice dinner. The dinner amount was $25. Each night, I had a resonably priced dinner, but one night I went to a nice steak house and had a $50 meal, and still made a few bucks.
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