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Subject: Re: Expenses - copies of receipts Date: 11/1/2000 6:08 PM
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Are copies of receipts good enough justification for taking business expenses for my S-Corp? Or do I need to originals. My client requires the originals.

I am making the assumption that your corp. bills your client for the expenses so that the corp. gets reimbursed for the out of pocket expenses so effectively you show the reimbursement as income and then expense your costs for a net zero. You can use copies of your receipts to justify your expenses but I would attach a copy of the invoice to the client stating on your copy that the client requires the original. This way the whole transaction is clearly shown and should prevent any questions related to the expenses or reimbursements.
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