Business expenses are supposed to be the expenses necessary to generate the profit upon which you pay taxes to the government.
The only question remaining - wil the lucky reporter be able to put their own sandwich on expenses?
Total receipts were $9,501,795, with expenses of $9,447,467 and $381,098 benefiting candidates.
At Facebook, this quarter, we learned that costs and expenses are rising much more rapidly than revenues.
Instead, his mother paid for his health insurance and other expenses.
“I ought to have at least $25 a day and my expenses,” the lawyer answered.
But what if I were to begin to save up my money for my expenses, so I could pay part?
The salaries and expenses of management amount to £1,307 4s.
He opened a subscription to cover the expenses of the funeral.
The expenses incurred in the production of his "Homer" involved him in considerable difficulties.
late 14c., from Anglo-French expense, Old French espense "money provided for expenses," from Late Latin expensa "disbursement, outlay, expense," noun use of neuter plural past participle of Latin expendere "to weigh out money, to pay down" (see expend).
Latin spensa also yielded Medieval Latin spe(n)sa, whose sense specialized to "outlay for provisions," then "provisions, food," which was borrowed into Old High German as spisa and is the root of German Speise "food," now mostly meaning prepared food, and speisen "to eat."
1909, from expense (n.). Related: Expensed; expensing.