Posted in Payment Policy Reporting

Trump Suggests Reversal On Recent Limits To Meal, Entertainment Deductions

President Donald Trump said Sunday he wanted to restore deductibility for corporate meal and entertainment costs, potentially reversing some regulations he signed into law in…

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Posted in Policy Reporting Risk

Coronavirus Exposes Weaknesses In Business Traveler Tracking

It’s unfortunate when an event requires an emergency review of tracking systems so employers can help business travelers out of harm’s way. Worse yet is…

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Posted in Policy Reporting Suppliers

PredictX PDFs Tell The Story Behind S&P Global’s Travel Data

The variety of constituents in the corporate world often challenges travel buyers to come up with the ideal means of communicating about travel program results….

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Posted in Methods Reporting Suppliers

Coupa Buys Yapta, Which Was Part-Owned By Concur

Coupa acquired Yapta, the thirteen-year-old hotel and airfare price assurance firm named for “Your Amazing Personal Travel Assistant.” Yapta had raised more than $25 million…

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Posted in Negotiating Reporting

Op Ed: Keesup Choe On How Targeted Selling Algorithms Can Benefit The Buyer

Keesup Choe of PredictX suggests that targeted selling algorithms using artificial intelligence can help buyers control spend and create leverage for supplier negotiations. As modern-age…

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Posted in Methods Reporting Suppliers

IRS Sets Use Of Personal Vehicle Standard Reimbursement Rate At 57.5 Cents Per Mile For 2020, But You Might Save By Tracking Actual Expenses

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday announced the standard per-mile reimbursement rate for business use of personal vehicles would be 57.5 cents for next…

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Posted in Culture Reporting Risk

How To Break The Bond Between Corporate Travel Management And International Criminal Activity

It was a record year for U.S. federal prosecution of corruption and fraud. The Justice Department Criminal Division in 2019 charged more individuals, and secured…

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