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What expense category does gasoline come under?

There is no definitive answer to this question, as it depends on the specific business and how they categorize their expenses. However, some possible expense categories that gasoline could come under include:

Transportation

One possibility is that gasoline would come under the 'transportation' category. This would make sense if the business has a fleet of vehicles that use gasoline, and the cost of gasoline is directly related to the cost of running the vehicles. In this case, the business would need to track how much gasoline is being used and allocate the cost accordingly.

Operating Expenses

Another possibility is that gasoline would come under the 'operating expenses' category. This would make sense if the business uses gasoline for general operations, such as running equipment or powering a generator. In this case, the business would need to track how much gasoline is being used and allocate the cost accordingly.

Supplies

Another possibility is that gasoline would come under the 'supplies' category. This would make sense if the business uses gasoline to power equipment or vehicles that are used for business purposes. In this case, the business would need to track how much gasoline is being used and allocate the cost accordingly.

Other

Another possibility is that gasoline would come under the 'other' category. This would make sense if the business uses gasoline for a specific purpose that doesn't fall under any other category, such as powering a generator for an event. In this case, the business would need to track how much gasoline is being used and allocate the cost accordingly.

The information provided in this article does not constitute legal or financial advice and is for general informational purposes only. Please check with an attorney or financial advisor to obtain advice with respect to the content of this article.
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