Lavish or Extravagant Expense

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Lavish or Extravagant Expense

A business expense that is significantly higher than what is considered reasonable. For example, if a company pays triple the market rate for office supplies, that amount may be a lavish or extravagant expense. These expenses are not tax deductible and so may increase a company's tax liability.
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But today 26 penny-pinching politicians could reignite the row with far less extravagant expense claims.
Norman the Northerner will be heading off to Pontefract for cakes and mushy peas, and to help pay for this extravagant expense for a born-and-bred Yorkshire lad, I suggest he backs Marine Boy in the RIU Palace Meloneras Handicap (3.
I'm sure an unnecessary, extravagant expense is just the thing their struggling game needs right now.
A scandal over extravagant expense claims by members of the British parliament, from all major parties, has shaken voters' confidence in politics.
The most extravagant expense was a crowbar, some mini DV tapes and some tea and coffee - but only Tesco Value tea and coffee, none of that expensive stuff," said Marc, who even told anyone wanting to be an extra in the film to bring their own choice of weapon.
His comments came as more details emerged of extravagant expense claims by North East representatives.
The end of sleaze in government or how MPs' extravagant expense claims on second homes, although found to technically legal, are morally corrupt to us mere mortals?
Most temperature sensitive shipments in the mainland are small, which makes using refrigerated trucks a wildly extravagant expense.
We feel fencing should be a wise investment, not an extravagant expense.
He is the only candidate who repudiates aimless, endless wars at extravagant expense.
The extravagant expense of the new presidential complex has become the subject of public debate, particularly after Finance Minister Mehmet E[currency]imE-ek announced that the cost of the new palace was TL 1.
The most extravagant expense was a crowbar, some mini DV tapes and some tea and coffee - but only Tesco Value tea and coffee, none of that expensive stuff," said Swansea-born Price, 30, whose debut has already caught the eye of some Japanese studio bosses since its screening on the weekend.