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What expense category do repairs come under?

There is no definitive answer to this question, as it will depend on the specific repairs being carried out, and the business's accounting system and procedures. However, we can provide some guidance on which expense categories repairs are most likely to come under.

Repairs to Business Property

If the repairs are to business property, such as the building or premises, then they are likely to come under the 'Premises and Property' expense category. This is because these repairs will be considered as part of the ongoing upkeep and maintenance of the property.

Repairs to Business Equipment

If the repairs are to business equipment, such as machinery or vehicles, then they are likely to come under the 'Equipment' expense category. This is because these repairs will be considered as part of the ongoing upkeep and maintenance of the equipment.

Repairs to Business Inventory

If the repairs are to business inventory, such as stock or raw materials, then they are likely to come under the 'Inventory' expense category. This is because these repairs will be considered as part of the ongoing upkeep and maintenance of the inventory.

Repairs to Business Systems

If the repairs are to business systems, such as computer systems or software, then they are likely to come under the 'Systems' expense category. This is because these repairs will be considered as part of the ongoing upkeep and maintenance of the systems.

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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