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Employer will not reimburse late business expenses

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Junior Member
What is the name of your state?What is the name of your state?What is the name of your state? California, but work for company HQ'd in Georgia.

My company has an expense reimbursement policy that claims no obligation to reimburse expenses after 30 days. I recently submitted ~$4K in late business travel expenses that the company is refusing to pay. What are my rights? I travel nearly every week on business and all travel is approved by management prior to ticketing. All unreimbursed expenses are similar to expenses the company has reimbursed me for many times before.

Please advise.


Senior Member
1. Absent an employment contract with specifics to the contrary, your employer doesn't have to reimburse you for your business expenses at all.

2. Your company has a clear policy which states they won't reimburse expenses after 30 days.

No matter how you look at this, they don't have to pay you. All you can do is beg forgiveness, promise your expense reports will never be late again, and ask them if they would please reimburse you.

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