Employees and Company Credit Cards – What’s the Charge?

Employees and Company Credit Cards – What’s the Charge?

Be A Better Bookkeeper, From Our Guest Bloggers, Vendors & Accounts Payable
If you provide your employees with a company credit card, eventually someone is going to use it for a personal expense. In many cases, the employee is not attempting to defraud the company. But in other cases, it can be intentional. Either way it can create potential problems for your business. Several years ago, one of my clients issued her bookkeeper a company credit card. After a period of time, the bookkeeper regularly used the company credit card for personal purchases and did not notify the employer or reimburse the company. As the balance on the credit card increased, the bookkeeper began making partial payments on the increasing balance. My client completely trusted her bookkeeper, and never reviewed the credit card statements prior to payment, and the balance became quite…
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Has the Need for Instant Gratification Made Us Forget Our Manners?

"Maad" Rants & Other Stuff
Has the need for instant gratification made us forget our manners?  More and more people seem to want everything their way and they want it now - no matter when NOW is.  Instant everything.  Instant messages, email, fax, internet. Instant food, the faster the better. Instant education, job, wealth.  Instant medical service, diagnosis, and an instant cure. Instant family. Instant travel. Instant information. Instant banking.  Instant support and training - even if it's 10 p.m. at night. Right or wrong, good or bad,  it seem that most people want it NOW!  What happened to please and thank you? I live in a very small, rural town - where people still wave at strangers, if you see someone broken down on the side of the road - you stop to help…
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