Departments and employees are encouraged to resolve and submit all outstanding card transactions in Concur before their last day of employment. Discovering unreconciled expenses in Concur following an employee’s last day of work should be infrequent, however we understand that it does happen. Historically, departments with an employee who terminated before reconciling all Commercial Card transactions would work with the PSC to have those charges reassigned to a remaining active employee who is also a cardholder. That active cardholder employee would then prepare and submit those expenses left by the separated employee from their own Concur profile.
The domain, THERMOFISHERLIFESCIENCE.COM, has been identified as a look-alike for one of Thermo Fisher’s registered domains. The domain is NOT owned by Thermo Fisher Scientific and is believed to have been created with malicious intent and may be used to fraudulently engage colleagues, customers, and vendors.
The PSC will host a Concur 101 webinar on 2/23/23 from 2 – 3 pm MST. The course will cover information you need to know before you travel, how to create a report, travel reconciliation, expense entries, and report review/report submission.
As communicated in the December PSC newsletter, CU has ended its emergency declaration that temporarily increased our bid thresholds for non-federal purchases. Effective January 1st, CU’s bid threshold is $100,000 for all goods and services. This is the threshold at which the PSC is required to issue a Documented Quote or Request for Proposals prior to issuing a purchase order.
The IRS has released the standard mileage rate for business travel in 2023. The State of Colorado allows mileage reimbursement at 90% of the prevailing IRS rate for actual necessary travel while on official business.
Christopherson Business Travel (CBT) is increasing staff during business hours and afterhours to prepare for the anticipated travel interruptions expected due to the impending “bomb cyclone." CBT will service customers as efficiently as possible, but here are a few tips for you to consider.
Cancelling a flight with CBT or directly in Concur will not remove the associated airfare charges from your Concur profile. Regardless of the reason a trip is cancelled, airfare charges need to be reconciled at the time of the cancellation in order for the charge(s) to be allocated to the appropriate department SpeedType.
If you Travel for work, now is the time to familiarize yourself with the revised Business Expense Substantiation & Tax Implications procedures. Effective January 1, 2023, requirements for timely substantiation/submission of business expenses apply to Travel Card and Airfare Card transactions, as well as to employee out-of-pocket reimbursements.