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2970900 - Total Mileage Reimbursement is Higher Than Expected for Expense Report


The Total Mileage Reimbursement is higher than you expected for Expense Report.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Travel and Expenses work center.
  2. Go to the Expense Reports view.
  3. Click the relevant Expense Report.

Under Reimbursements and Expense Summary the Mileage Reimbursements is showing (for example) as 100 USD, while you expected 80 USD.


This difference is caused due to the Number of Passengers in the Mileage Information.

To check this press Show More Mileage Information in the Expense Report: The system will calculate the Distance with the Mileage Reimbursements Rates and the Passenger Reimbursement Rates.


  • Distance: 200 Miles
  • Mileage Reimbursements Rate: 0.40
  • Passenger Reimbursement Rates: 0.05
  • Number of Passengers: 2
  • 200 * 0.40 = 80 USD
  • 200 * 0.05 * 2 = 20 USD

Hence, the Total Mileage Reimbursements is 100 USD.


 This is the correct system behavior.


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