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Creating and submitting expenses on mobile
Creating and submitting expenses on mobile

How can I create expenses on my phone from the Payhawk mobile app? How can I send the expenses to be approved and paid?

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Written by Andrey Bankovski
Updated yesterday

Depending on the circumstances, you may need to create different company expenses in the Payhawk mobile app and submit expense requests to the relevant approvers as per the defined workflows at your company.

Card expenses

Once you've paid with your corporate card, an expense is automatically created. To upload expense documents for the automatically created card expense in the Payhawk mobile app:

  1. Open the Payhawk mobile app.

  2. Go to Expenses > Submit.

  3. Select the desired expense by tapping it.

  4. In the dialog that opens, fill in the required data (Note).

  5. Add the expense document by tapping the + (plus) icon. As a result, your camera will open.

    Note that depending on your operating system and phone, you may be asked or prompted to allow Payhawk to use your camera.

  6. Tap the Submit button. As a result, an expense request is automatically submitted to the relevant approvers at your company.

Bank transfer, company cash, and reimbursement expenses

To create a bank transfer, company cash, or reimbursement expense in the Payhawk mobile app:

  1. Open the mobile Payhawk app.

  2. Tap the Expenses > + (plus) button.

  3. On the screen that loads, tap Bank transfer, Company cash, or Reimbursement. For this example, tap Bank transfer. As a result, the camera of your mobile phone opens.

  4. On the next screen, check the currency and amount. Tap the button.

  5. In the new dialog, add the required expense details. Tap the button. As a result, an expense request is automatically submitted to the relevant approvers at your company.

Mileage expenses

To create a mileage expense in the Payhawk mobile app:

  1. Open the mobile Payhawk app.

  2. Tap on the Expenses > + (plus) button.

  3. On the screen that loads, tap Mileage.

  4. On the next screen, add the vehicle and destination details. Tap Add mileage.

  5. On the next screen, enter the required expense details. Tap the Submit button. As a result, an expense request is automatically submitted to the relevant approvers at your company.

Per diem expenses

To create a per diem expense in the Payhawk mobile app:

  1. Open the mobile Payhawk app.

  2. Tap the Expenses > + (plus) button.

  3. On the screen that loads, tap Per Diem.

  4. On the next screen, enter the required trip details.

  5. In the Deductions field, select the meals that have been included in the price, if any.

  6. Tap Create per diem. As a result, an expense request is automatically submitted to the relevant approvers at your company.

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