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Old 05-06-2019, 07:32 PM
 
Location: West Madison^WMHT
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People only put up with incurring work-related expenses on their personal credit cards because they trust the employer will reimburse in a timely manner, and the points/miles from the CC make it seem worth taking the risk.

Carrying an employer's expenses longer than your credit card grace period pretty much wipes out any points you earn, and puts that much bigger an outstanding amount at risk if your employer goes bankrupt (or just decides to fire you) -- if things go south, you might never get that money back.
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Old 05-06-2019, 07:44 PM
 
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Maybe. It can get hung up waiting on approvals.
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Old 05-07-2019, 05:40 AM
 
Location: New York Area
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Is it normal to have to wait 2 months to be reimbursed for a job expense? I.e. an expense you incurred in mid-January, you wouldn't get paid until the last day of March?

feels like an awfully long time to wait to get my own money back that I desperately need.
No. The length of the pay period should be the maximum.
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