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Electronic Travel Expense Account Processor

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000040192D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-02

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Weber, OW [+details]

Abstract

This article describes an electronic travel expense account (TEA) processor program which greatly simplifies the process of expense accounting by automating data entry and calculations and eliminating manual paper work. It also eliminates reentry of duplicate expenses, performs all arithmetic automatically and produces a neat, legible report. The user is presented with a menu showing all expenses on a TEA form. The user enters all expenses on the appropriate lines for each day. A separate menu is shown for each day. When all days have been processed, the user is shown a menu for listing travel advances. After the proper entries are made the TEA may be printed. Following is an example of a completed initial menu: (Image Omitted) The program checks for numeric data in the fields that will eventually be added.