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2645233 - Type of Expense Report Field is Defaulting to Out-of-Pocket Expenses Option


You are creating an Expense Report and Type of Expense Report field is getting defaulted to Out-of-pocket expenses option.

Country: US


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Travel And Expenses work center.
  2. Go to the Expense Report view.
  3. Select New -> Expense Report on Behalf.
  4. In the Employee field, enter XYZ (XYZ represents the ID of the Employee).
  5. Go to the Type of Expense Report field and it is defaulted to Out-of-pocket expenses.


The expense report types appearing in the value help are related to the country versions selected in your solution profile.

You have not scoped the pre-requisite for non-travel-related expenses for Country US.


  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select your project and click on Edit Project Scope.
  4. Navigate to Step 4: Questions.
  5. Expand Travel and Expenses -> Expense and Reimbursement Management.
  6. Select Expense Reporting and scope the below questions:

         Group: Claim non-travel-related expenses in:
         United States: Select the Checkbox

         Group: Combine business travel and miscellaneous expenses in:
         United States: Select the Checkbox


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