Expense Category

What expense category does signage come under?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it will depend on the business and the type of signage being used. However, some possible expense categories for signage include:

Advertising and marketing

If the signage is being used to promote the business, then it is likely to come under the advertising and marketing expenses. This could include things like shop signs, billboards, and other promotional materials.

Premises and equipment

If the signage is a permanent fixture on the premises, then it is likely to come under the premises and equipment expenses. This could include things like internal signs, external signs, and any other signage that is a part of the building or equipment.


There are other possible expense categories for signage, depending on the business and the type of signage. For example, if the signage is for a vehicle, then it could come under the vehicle expenses. If the signage is for an event, then it could come under the event expenses. If the signage is for a website, then it could come under the website expenses.

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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