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I found that if I used my corp card, transit stuff was automatically categorized just fine.



It’s getting your taxi driver to take your card in the first place that can be an issue. I guess they’re high risk merchants and pay high rates?

Then you may require the actual receipt for your expense. Sometimes the Corp wants more than a credit card invoice for their accounting.


It’s getting your taxi driver to take your card in the first place that can be an issue. I guess they’re high risk merchants and pay high rates?

The only place I've seen acceptance be a problem is San Francisco (although I've certainly heard it's a problem in other American cities). I can't speak to other cities but in San Francisco the cabbies are required to pay pretty hefty fees for credit card usage. But Uber and Lyft take a big chunk of the pie and leave no cash option so there's that.

I've been to a couple cities where credit cards were not accepted as a general rule (cabbies didn't even have the equipment). But in cities where I've used a card I've asked and generally been told they'd never do anything that ridiculous. Of course I typically have a strong preference for public transit so cab rides are the exception rather than the rule for me.

As for accounting, merchants already get a category assigned to them by their credit card processor. Generally there's enough specificity that something like a few cab rides shouldn't need much more clarification (although receipts may be required if you cross a threshold or exhibit some suspicious pattern).




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