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Why do companies need to keep invoices for their business expenses as well as receipts?

I understand that when a limited company makes business expenses, it should keep track of invoices that their suppliers issue them, as well as receipts showing that the company has paid these invoices....
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Is it legal to deny employee reimbursements for meat?

WeWork appears to have instituted a policy where they prohibit their budgets from being used for purchases of red meat, pork and poultry, citing sustainability. www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/...
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Determining if hotel stay is a necessary travel expense

In California, employers are required to reimburse employees for work-related travel expenses. Say that my employer asks me to attend a one-time meeting at 9am in a different city. If the city is only ...
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What to do if I am personally invoiced for a business expense

I've formed a new limited company of which I am the director and sole shareholder. My understanding is that when I make business expenses, I should now ask the supplier to make out the invoice to the ...
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Do items that I purchase for a business and for myself count as business expenses?

I know that when creating a business (specifically an LLC), I need to keep track of business expenses. But what exactly constitutes a business expense? If I buy a camera that I use for the business, ...
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What should you do if you mistakenly charge personal expenses to a company debit card?

If someone accidentally uses the business (LLC) bank account for a personal expense, what does he/she need to do rectify the problem from a tax/legal perspective? Is it as simple as having the person ...
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Shared expenses for a home office and piercing the veil

I have a single-member LLC and I am about to start software consulting with it for the first time. I have a home office and I plan on deducting utilities, internet, and so forth on my taxes. I will ...
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Overdue Business Expenses [USA] [closed]

Based in NH. Been with the company for 7 years. I have quite a large outstanding business expense (over $20k) with my employer, and there is no sign of it being paid off any time soon despite being ...
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In U.S. is there any IP concern when my own company pays expenses for prototype development? [closed]

This question pertains to U.S. law, and California specifically if that matters. Suppose person A founds a company that is owned by themselves and a trusted partner person B. Person A has a majority ...
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