Occasionally, when no cash has been advanced and no requisition has been approved, an unforeseen expenditure must be made. The use of personal funds is discouraged if the individual plans to be reimbursed from program funds, as they could be exhausted by the time a reimbursement request is submitted or as a commissioner may not approve the expenditure. An individual takes a high risk in advancing program money from his own pocket.
However, if such expenditure is necessary in an emergency, the reimbursement procedure is as follows: The individual must complete a requisition following the Student Government Accounting guidelines. Attach the original receipt(s) to the requisition. Receipts must state where and when items were purchased and must list the items. Cash register receipts must have items printed adjacent to each amount listed.
In order to qualify as support for expenditures must meet the following specific criteria as established by ASUCLA and University auditors, each receipt must:
Receipts that do not meet the above requirements will be considered unacceptable for reimbursement.
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