Expense Report - PDF
This is an example of expense report. This document is useful for conducting expense report.
Shared by: MaryJeanMenintigar
EXPENSE REPORT TRAVEL AND OTHER PERSONAL REIMBURSEMENTS Instructions and Summary of Policy (See the Administrative Handbook or InfoMcGill for full details) Purpose Summary of Policy 1. This report should be used for all University travel & other personal 1. The claimant is responsible for ensuring that claims for expenses are reimbursements from all sources of funding. Individual reimbursements accurate and in accordance with University Policy. under $50 may be obtained through departmental petty cash funds. Travel supported by research grants or contracts must comply with Equipment and supplies exceeding $250 must be processed on a University regulations and policies unless specifically indicated otherwise by Purchase Requisition (please refer to selection B-61 of the Administrative the granting agency. In the event of inconsistencies between such Handbook). guidelines and University policies, the granting agency guidelines will apply. 2. Only legitimate expenses related to approved University business will be Instructions reimbursed and cannot be used by the claimant for income tax purposes or 1. Complete the top of page 2 by printing your name, address, McGill I.D. for any claim to another organization. number, etc. If claiming travel expenses enter your itinerary. NOTE: Cheque will be mailed to the Claimant at the address indicated on the 3. Travel and other personal expenses can be reimbursed only by submitting a Expense Report. properly completed and approved Expense Report. This report must be 2. Complete expense categories A through D as applicable. Travel claims accompanied by original receipts and paid invoices. Travel claims must be must include all of your expenses related to a particular trip that were submitted within 10 working days following the completion of each trip. paid by you, the University or any other party. For example, when an Other claims may be accumulated and must be submitted not later than 60 airline ticket is prepaid, the item is processed as an advance. In order to days after the date of the earliest expense included on the report. Reports clear that item you must include the original ticket and report the cost in that are not properly completed will be returned to the claimant or the the appropriate category (in this case in category A) as well as in category Budget Unit Head / Account Director for clarification. E on page 2. 4. In general, University staff will be reimbursed by cheque in Canadian funds 3. GST and QST included on the receipts submitted by be enteredt in the equivalent to the actual expenses incurred. All expenses must be listed on correct columns. This is required to claim the appropriate rebate from page 2 of the Expense Report in the currency that was used for the actual each government. The rebate will be credited to your account expenditures and in the equivalent Canadian dollars. The exchange rate(s) immediately. should equal the claimant's actual cost of obtaining foreign funds. IF THE SALES TAXES ARE NOT IDENTIFIED IN THE APPROPRIATE COLUMNS, THE REBATES WILL NOT BE CLAIMED AND WILL NOT BE 5. Foreign visitors may claim expenses in currencies other than Canadian on CREDITED TO YOUR ACCOUNT. the Expense Report. A cheque or draft in the appropriate currency for the In most cases for actual expenditures, the two taxes will be itemized on total amount claimed by be requested. The ledger accounts will be charged the sales receipt and may simply be entered in the columns. On some in equivalent Canadian dollars. receipts, the GST and QST could be shown as one amount, or the total 6. The mileage reimbursement rates currently in effect are included in the could include all taxes. Please see InfoMcGill enclosed insert, and are shown in the Administrative Handbook under (Admin/Accounting/GST&QST) for the formulas currently in effect in order Travel and Other Personal Reimbursements. to calcuate the tax amounts included. Formulas are also available as an insert with each Expense Report Form package. 7. a) Actual costs: Under the actual cost method claims for meals must be listed separately on page 2. The customer copies of the credit card sales Per diem meal claims, consumed in Quebec, and mileage claims, while slips and/or restaurant bill stubs may be used to support claims for meals, travelling in Quebec are considered to include GST and QST Per diem and may include gratuities. The date and restaurant name must be clearly claims for meals and mileage elsewhere in Canada are sincidered to indicated on the receipt. b) Per diem allowance: A per diem allowance to include GST only. cover meals while travelling on University business may be used. No receipts will be required to support the per diem allowance. The per diem rates currently in effect are listed in the Administrative Handbook under 4. Complete page 2, sign page 3 and obtain the required approval(s). Travel and other Personal Reimbursements, on InfoMcGill (Admin/Accounting/ Travel Rates), and on the insert included with each 5. Expense Report Package. Forward the Expense Report with all original receipts to the Accounting Department. EXPENSES TO BE CHARGED Page 1 Year Month Day Claimant's Name: E-Mail: From Date To mm-dd-yy mm-dd-yy Place Purpose Address: McGill I.D. No. University Phone No. A Transportation Deduct Allowable Amount of G.S.T. Total Personal Exp. Allowable Currency Expenses Amount of Q.S.T. Location Description included in Date per receipt & Amounts Expenses Exchange Canadian $ included in receipt* From To (if car show Km/Miles X rate) receipt* Paid by Others (including Taxes) Mileage Claims & Fuel Reimbursements Airfare Airport tax Ground transportation Mileage TOTAL OF A $ - $ - $ - B. Accommodation while travelling (include meals in category C) Deduct Allowable (enter total of each hotel bill as a single item) Amount of G.S.T. Total Personal Exp. Allowable Currency Expenses Amount of Q.S.T. included in per receipt & Amounts Expenses Exchange Canadian $ included in receipt* receipt* Paid by Others (including Taxes) Description TOTAL OF B $ - $ - $ - C. Meals, Entertainment (including per diem claims) Deduct Allowable Amount of G.S.T. Total Personal Exp. Allowable Currency Expenses Amount of Q.S.T. included in per receipt & Amounts Expenses Exchange Canadian $ included in receipt* Date receipt* Paid by Others (including Taxes) Location ,Description/Purpose Name of Group or Person(s) $ - $ - $ - TOTAL OF C Page 2 D Supplies/Subject Fees/Miscellaneous Deduct Allowable Amount of G.S.T. Total Personal Exp. Allowable Currency Expenses Amount of Q.S.T. included in per receipt & Amounts Expenses Exchange Canadian $ included in receipt* Date receipt* Paid by Others (including Taxes) Description Purpose TOTAL OF D $ - $ - $ - * Excludes sales taxes on personal expenses ** In the event that reimbursements for expenditures are subsequently received TOTALS (A+B+C+D) from other organization, refund must be made to the University, including sales taxes. $ - $ - $ - TOTAL G.S.T. TOTAL Q.S.T. IF REQUIRED ATTACH ADDITIONAL DETAIL SHEET IN ABOVE FORMAT ACCOUNT DISTRIBUTION FOAPAL Total Expenses Including Taxes GST QST FUND ORG ACCOUNT PROGRAM ACTIVITY LOCATION Accounting Department Use Only Cheque No. Reviewed Date Approved by Date TOTALS E Advances: Cash Advances and/or Prepaid Expenses Section E should include prepaid expenses related to this trip that were paid directly by the university on your behalf. For example, when an airline ticket is prepaid, the item is recorded as an advance. In order to clear that item you must include the original ticket and report the cost in the appropriate category (in this case category A) as well as a reduction in category E. Date Advance # Supplier Description Fund Org Account Program Activity Location Amount TOTAL ADVANCES $ - DUE TO CLAIMANT $ - TOTAL OR TOTAL ALLOWABLE EXPENSES LESS ADVANCES RETURNED TO UNIVERSITY $ - (cheque enclosed) Page 3 Please Staple Original Receipts HERE in the Order Listing on This Expense Report Approvals Delegation of Signing Authority 1. All Expense Reports charging operating accounts require the signature of 1. Delegation of approval is permitted during temporary absences of a person the claimant and the budget unit head or the account director (other having normal signing authority. The delegate must be of equivalent or higher accounts). All Expense Reports charging research accounts require the status than the regular signing authority. In this circumstance, the regular signature of the claimant and the approval of the research director. signing authority must provide written advice to the Chief Accountant of the name of the person to whom authority is delegated, a specimen of the temporary authority's signature, and the period of time for which the signature is 2. Where the claimant is a vice-principal, dean, director, head of department, valid (including start and end dates). research director or account director, the approval of the person to whom they report is required. 2. Approval cannot be delegated to the claimant. 3. Reimbursement of the expense does not, in itself, constitute ultimate Claimant: approval. All transactions are subject to subsequent audit adjustment. Due to Claimant: Purpose: Claimant I certify that all expenses submitted are accurate and in accordance with University Signature Date: policy and will not be used for income tax purposes. I certify that all expenses paid by the University or by any other party have been deducted. I agree to refund to the University any subsequent reimbursements from other organizations for the expenses submitted. Research Director (Research Accounts Only) APPROVAL I certify that all expenses charged to my research account conform to the Granting Agency regulations, relate to research for which the grant/contract was awarded Signature Date: and are charged to the correct funds. Print Name Title Budget Unit Head (Operating Funds) APPROVAL Fund Director (Other Funds) I have reviewed the expense claim and authorize payment. Signature Date: Print Name Title
Shared by: Mary Jean Menintigar