DECEMBER 1988

Survey results from previous years show there has been little change in reimbursement policy for most expenses. However, willingness to cover guests' meals (95% to 71% overall) and drinks (55% to 39% overall), has decreased.

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% of companies that reimburse employees for business travel and entertainment costs

Company size (# of employees)

101ñ 1,001ñ
100 1,000 10,000
Meals 94% 97% 98%
Taxi 85 93 94
Tips 86 91 93
Guests' meals 68 73 70
Phone home 41 64 66
Drinks 33 44 38

Source: Administrative Management Society

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