Financial Services and Operations

Tips, Telephone, and Miscellaneous Expenses


Tips are reimbursable for normal services associated with business travel, such as porters, etc. Actual tips up to $4 per day are allowed.


Business and personal telephone calls will be reimbursed up to $10 per trip without receipts. An original receipt (hotel bill or telephone bill) is required for telephone charges in excess of $10 per trip.

Miscellaneous Expenses

Incidental expenses, such as bridge toll charges, parking fees, and excess baggage handling charges, require receipts when the costs exceed $10. Laundry and dry-cleaning services are allowed when expenditures are supported by out-of-town receipts and are reasonable in nature.