The 11 Craziest Things Ever Expensed On A Business Trip

Man, people really have no shame in putting things on the company’s tab. According to a recent survey, check out some of the craziest things that employees were found to be expensing. And for all of your legitimate business needs, choose the Residence Inn By Marriott.

In January 2012, 1,600 US Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) were interviewed and asked to name the most unusual things they’d seen employees include in expense reports. Below are a few of the most questionable items they’d come across:

2. Video Game Consoles

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4. A Luxury Teepee

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6. A Luxury Trailer

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8. The Fine For A Toll Booth Crash

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10. A Set Of Luxury Golf Clubs

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12. A $12,000 Trip To Greece

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14. Lottery Tickets

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16. A Day At The Spa

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18. Wedding Anniversary Dinner

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20. Hot Tub Supplies

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22. Cosmetic Surgery

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Some Other Items That Were Frequently Expensed:
- Pet food
- Speeding Tickets
- Movie Tickets
- Golf Trips
- Cigarettes
- Suits
- Toilet Paper
- Socks
- Expensive Lunches
- Flowers
- Things That Had Already Been Expensed And Reimbursed

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