HBP Part 11.5.4. Receipts

Handbook of Business Procedures

Date published: July 7, 2009
Last revised: February 11, 2020
Issued by: Travel Services

11.5.4. RECEIPTS

A. Introduction

In order for requests for reimbursement of travel expenses to be approved, receipts are required and must be submitted to Travel Services.

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B. Required Receipts

The following original receipts are required for reimbursement:

  • Airline ticket receipts if the traveler paid for the ticket
  • Car rental receipts
  • Gasoline receipts
  • Taxi, bus, or train receipts for travel between cities
  • Lodging receipts which must include the hotel/motel, or short-term rental folio card showing itemized costs
  • Itemized meal receipts when rules allow exceptions to the limits
  • Registration receipts if registration was paid for by the traveler
  • Miscellaneous expenses

Receipts are not required within a city for all other transportation, but the expenses must be itemized by date, locale, type, point-to-point, and amount. Receipts for parking expenses are not required.

C. Submitting Receipts

Records of travel expense reimbursements are imaged for long-term storage. Prepare and submit receipts as follows:

  • Receipts with information on one side should be taped to an 8.5 x 11-inch sheet of paper. Clear tape should be used. Do not cover relevant information with other receipts.
  • Receipts with information on two sides should not be taped. Also, receipts larger than 8.5 x 11 inches do not need to be taped.
  • Foreign receipts should note the exchange rates being used.
  • Receipts should be attached to a voucher transmittal form and sent to Imaging & Documentation Services, mail code K6000; Main Building, room 132, for processing. Do not use staples.
  • Refer to the Imaging and Documentation Services Document Preparation web page for further information about preparing documentation for scanning.

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Documentation Preparation



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