Expense Category
Office

What expense category does stationary come under?

There is no definitive answer to this question, as it will depend on the specific business and their accounting system. However, some possible expense categories that stationary could come under include:

Office Supplies

This is the most common category that stationary would come under. This would include items such as paper, pens, pencils, notebooks, etc. that are used on a daily basis in the office.

Marketing Materials

If the stationary is being used for marketing purposes, then it would come under this category. This would include items such as business cards, flyers, posters, etc. that are used to promote the business.

Shipping Costs

If the stationary is being used for shipping purposes, then the costs would come under this category. This would include items such as envelopes, labels, packing materials, etc. that are used to send products or information to customers.

Other

There are many other possible expense categories that stationary could come under, depending on the specific business and their accounting system. Some other examples include advertising, travel, events, and entertainment.

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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