How do I record a reimbursement expense?

You need to, first, create a reimbursement account.

  • Go to the Accountant tab on the home page of Zoho Books.
  • Go to the Chart of Accounts tab and select the + New Account option.
  • Enter a suitable account name (say Employee reimbursement). Select Other Current Liabilities as the account type from the Account Type drop down.
  • Write a short description if you so desire and click Save.

Employee reimbursement account creation

Now you’ll have to record the expense.

  • Go to the Purchases tab on the home page of Zoho Books and scroll down to Expenses.
  • Select the + button to record a new Expense.
  • Choose a suitable account under Expense Account and make sure to select the reimbursement account you created (Employee Reimbursement) under the Paid Through field..

expense for recording reimbursement account

You can now record the reimbursement.

  • Go to the Expense tab and click the + button to record a new Expense.
  • After entering the expense amount and expense account, click Save to record the expense.

Record reimbursement expense

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