expense account


Definition of expense account

: an account of expenses reimbursable to an employee also : the right of charging expenses to such an account

Examples of expense account in a Sentence

He charged dinner to his expense account. She put the tickets on her expense account.
Recent Examples on the Web Touring Europe on an expense account, the two did as charged, though well into their work the Commonwealth dissolved, with bigger powers gobbling pieces of it. Brian T. Allen, National Review, 5 Feb. 2022 In addition to a fortune earned by sale of his memoirs, Truman may have embezzled funds from the White House expense account. Samuel Goldman, The Week, 2 Aug. 2021 Companies might use expense account policies to incentivize such get-togethers. Nitin Nohria, WSJ, 6 Jan. 2022 Be sure to check out Steaman's handwritten expense account for the weekend. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 15 Dec. 2021 Sure, there are goods and services available for these things, but not all of us have an unlimited expense account. Annie Lane, oregonlive, 29 Sep. 2021 The ostensible purpose of the dinner, aside from dining at a fancy restaurant and putting the bill on the expense account, was to discuss some pressing business decision with Kurt. Michael Azerrad, The New Yorker, 22 Sep. 2021 Many expense account visitors reflexively book hotels like the Four Seasons George V - literally right next door - which is also a favorite of mine, but this definitely changes the atmosphere, especially in the bars and restaurants. Larry Olmsted, Forbes, 3 Sep. 2021 After the first two years, Congress made the expense account taxable if used for personal purposes. Los Angeles Times, 5 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of expense account

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of expense account was in 1922

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“Expense account.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expense%20account. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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