We know your expense reports include only items necessary for business, but some people are downright shameless. Robert Half Management Resources turned up some incredible examples of reimbursement requests when surveying roughly 1,600 CFOs in the U.S. and Canada. "While these examples may seem incredible and in some cases humorous, they highlight a serious matter which can negatively impact a company's bottom line," says Paul McDonald, senior executive director of Robert Half Management Resources. "Employees who are unsure if an item can be expensed should not include it on a report and hope it gets approved. Companies can help the process by writing clear policies, making them easy to find and keeping workers informed of any changes." For a complete list of items,
Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.
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