How to Submit an Event Expense Report in Concur


Overview


This article provides the information and steps required to create an Event Expense Report in Concur

Critical Concepts


Steps to Take


1. Watch the Concur: Event Expense Report Training Video













Video: How to Submit an Event Expense Report in Concur (Click above Image)

Script: How to Submit an Event Expense Report in Concur

2. Review the written steps below

The following content is the same as what is covered in the video, only presented in a different format.

To Create an Event Expense Report

1. Log in to Concur via Single Sign-On
2. Select the Expense module at the top of the homepage
3. Select Create New Report

a. Alternatively, you can also create a new Expense Report from the Quick Taskbar on the homepage by selecting +New, then Start a Report

4. In Report Type, select Event Expenses and Other Reimbursements

5. Enter the Event information, the Chart of Accounts (CoA), the Business Purpose for the Event, and all other required fields, the Fund field is required

  1. If the employee user paid for the event expenses out of pocket or with their Travel & Entertainment (T&E) Card, please select Employee as the Payee Type
  2. If this expense report is a prepayment, or direct payment to an event supplier, please select T/E Supplier as the Payee Type 

6. For assistance in using the proper search parameters for the correct CoA, see this guide

a. For any questions on what to enter for the CoA or POETAF information, please consult with your Fund Manager or OPAFS, respectively
b. Report Key and Report ID will auto-generate; these are unique Concur document reference numbers

7. Select Create Report

To Add Travel & Entertainment Card Transactions:

This is only applicable if the T&E Card was used to pay for event expenses; skip this section if this does not apply to your Expense Report

1. In the open Expense Report, select Add Expense

2. Select Available Expenses to locate the University Card transactions, i.e. T&E Card
3. Check the box next to one or more Travel & Entertainment (T&E) Card charges related to the event
4. Select Add to Report to claim the card charges to the appropriate Event Expense Report

5. To add expense information, hover your cursor over the charge and select the transaction

6. Enter in the proper information regarding the Expense, i.e. proper Expense Type, specific Notes/Business Purpose in Comment as applicable

a. For Payment Type, it should automatically populate to the UCSD T&E Card
b. For more information on allocating expenses to another CoA string, see the How To Allocate Expenses in Concur KBA

7. If you need to attach an itemized receipt:

a. Click in the Attach a Receipt box, a dialog box will display
b. Select Upload Receipt Image and choose the proper file - the receipt will automatically attach
c. Close the dialog box

8. Select Attendees to provide the participant count and Attendee list as required per policy

a. For more guidance on adding Attendees, please see How to Add Attendees to an Event Expense Report KBA

9. Once finished with Event Expense Details, select Save Expense

10. Repeat Steps #5-9 for any additional card transactions

To Add an Out-of-Pocket Expense

This is only applicable if an employee paid out-of-pocket for an event expense and needs to be reimbursed; skip this section if not applicable

1. Select Add Expense

2. Select + Create New Expense
3. In the Search bar, search for applicable Expense Type

4. In the New Expense, on the Details tab, enter in the required Expense information, denoted by red asterisk 
5. For Payment Type, select default, Payment to Employee

6. If you need to attach an itemized receipt:

a. Click in the Attach a Receipt box, a dialog box will display
b. Select Upload Receipt Image and choose the proper file - the receipt will automatically attach

Acceptable file formats in Concur: .png, .jpg, .jpeg, .pdf, .tif, or .tiff – 5MB limit per file
c. Close the dialog box

  

7. Select Attendees to provide the participant count and Attendee list as required per policy

a. For event types that require an attendee list, please see the separate Knowledge Base Article on this process

8. Once finished with Event Expense Details, select Save Expense


To Add a Payment to an Event Vendor

This is only applicable if a payment needs to be sent to an outside vendor; skip this section if this does not apply to your Expense Report

1. Select Add Expense

2. Select + Create New Expense
3. In the Search bar, search for the applicable Expense Type

4. In this example, the Expense Type is Audio Visual Services
5. Enter in the required Expense information:
6. For Payment Type, select Payment to Payee (Non-Employee) - ACH, Check
7. Select the Payee and the corresponding Payee Address

8. Determine if sales tax was paid from the receipt/invoice and enter the appropriate amount


For Taxable items:

Enter the amount in Sales Tax Paid (0.00 or greater)
If sales tax was not paid on a taxable expense, the system will automatically apply Use Tax

For Non-Taxable items:

Enter the amount in the Sales Tax Paid (0.00) as necessary
Select the applicable Tax Exempt Code

9. To attach an itemized receipt, click the Attach a Receipt box, a dialog box will display

a. Acceptable file formats in Concur: .png, .jpg, .jpeg, .pdf, .tif, or .tiff – 5MB limit per file
b. In the Attach Receipt dialog box, select Upload Receipt Image and select desired file

  

10. Close the window
For event types that require an Attendee list, please see the separate Knowledge Base Article on this process

To Submit an Event Expense Report

1. Once the applicable Expenses have been claimed, in top right corner, select Submit Report

2. Select Accept & Continue and then Submit Report on the two dialog boxes that follow to submit your report


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