Top 10 Craziest Business Expenses of 2013

This list is based on the annual “Craziest Expenses of 2013” survey conducted by Certify, an online travel and expense management software provider. Certify reached out to over 60 thousand business travelers, asking them to weigh in on their spend trends in 2013. Check out the full details at

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  1. When I worked for a softdrink company based in Atlanta, one of the customers had their annual meeting in Tokyo. It is customary to use prostitutes under local customs. So the guys ran up quite a tab in a local whorehouse. Of course they all expensed it. However, they did not tip, so the prostitutes complained to the company. As a result, the company investigated and fired 5-6 managers. I can only inmage what it must have felt like to come home to your wife and tell her: Honey, I got fired from my six figure job for not tipping a prostitute in Tokyo…

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